As Georgia’s trusted provider of free digital media for the classroom, GPB Education continually enhances and expands its dynamic collection of digital content, while providing supplementary streaming services to teachers and students across all grades and subject areas. In this session, educators are introduced to digital collections of streaming media, interactives, primary sources, and integration strategies from GPB, PBS LearningMedia, and Discovery Education to foster innovative instruction promoting inquiry and engagement.
NOTE: Inquiry learning sessions can also be scheduled around content aligned to 1st, 3rd, 5th, or U.S. History social studies standards.
Ready Reader One: Promoting Literacy With Virtual Learning Journeys
Join Georgia Public Broadcasting on a virtual learning journey through our new VR / AR enhanced social studies and STEM explorations into the Civil Rights Movement, Slavery and Freedom, and the Forests of Georgia. Participants will become familiar with the active learning resources created and distributed by GPB Education while modeling ideas for how virtual and augmented reality can pair meaningful learning activities with appropriate assessment challenges and enable students to enthusiastically engage in mastering knowledge and literacy skills that are relevant to real-world experiences.
Ready Scholar One: Virtual and Game-Based Learning With GPB
Game-based learning is a tried-and-true educational approach, made more effective by the growing availability of interactive digital content. Participants will become familiar with virtual and game-based learning resources created and distributed by GPB Education. Explore ideas for how virtual and game-based approaches can pair meaningful learning activities with appropriate assessment challenges and enable students to enthusiastically engage in mastering knowledge and skills that are relevant to real-world experiences.
Strengthening Scientific Understanding Through VR Interactive Literacy
Active Learning, Active Learning
Take your students on an interactive journey through the working forests of Georgia to learn about forest ecosystems, food webs, and life cycles, as well as forestry management processes, career opportunities, and much more. Key concepts are covered through writing prompts, STEAM challenges, videos, 360º tours, and interactive elements.