Summer 2013

GPB Education

What's New
This summer, check out Teaching Channel.  It's a site full of videos to encourage and inspire you in your classrooms, covering all grades and subjects.  There is also a Q&A forum so that you can discuss common issues with educators from across the country.
Teaching Channel Presents - Social Studies Essentials 
Teaching Channel Presents - Social Studies Essentials
  More than one-third of American children and adolescents are overweight or obese; not surprising, since we live in a world of portion distortion, and a society seduced by supersizing.  A new study in the journal Pediatrics has a simple suggestion.  Find out more with Your Health Matters segment Portion Distortion.

Pick-Cook-Keep is the new GPB program featuring a Georgia Grown product each month. There are recipes, facts, and videos for each month to share with students about Georgia's diverse geography can economics.  June's feature is the Melons.


PBS Learning Media

PBS Learning Media* Content Spotlight

U.S. Constitution: This spring, we're spotlighting the U.S. Constitution! Integrate this new collection of resources into your next lesson plan to reinforce and expand on key concepts like Federalism, separation of power, and equality

*Create your own login and have full access to rich resources across grades and subject areas.

PBS Teacherline Keep up with PLU's and classroom skills all summer long.  Two sessions this summer begin on June 12 and July 10.  Hone teaching techniques, learn new technologies, get Common Core training, and more with online courses.  Check online for information about earning PLU's.  Use the promo code "GATLSE" when you register to get Georgia credit.


Check out the newly designed PBS NewsHour site which includes easy access to lesson plans.
In This Issue
Summer PLU's
PBS LearningMedia

Quick Links
Visit our Partners

Booth June 2013


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Take your students on a virtual field trip with GPB's Georgia Traveler!

Have a great summer!  Let us know how we can help you prepare for Fall 2013!

Tech Tip

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On June 1, 2013, the resources you know and love in PBS Teachers will transition over to PBS LearningMedia - THE go-to destination for tens of thousands of digital resources.

Just as with PBS Teachers, you can instantly access resources for FREE - wherever you are, whenever you need them.

PBS LearningMedia now offers over 30,000 resources from 130 content producers including WGBH, the Jim Henson Company, NASA, and Annenberg Learner. Remember to search, save, and share your favorite resources, create an account now!
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It has been our honor to serve Georgia educators this year.  We're still here digging up and creating new content for your classrooms all summer long.  Let us know if you have a pet project we can share.  Check in with our blogs and webinars this summer, too. 

We hope that everyone really does have a neat summer.




New Media and Education Services Team
Georgia Public Broadcasting