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PBS TeacherLine Named a Finalist for the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Awards

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On April 19, the AEP Awards finalists were announced. PBS TeacherLine was named a finalist for the Distinguished Achievement Awards in the professional development category.

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PBS Teacher Line Revamps Technology Integration Courses with New Strategies to Build 21st Century Skills

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ARLINGTON, VA, April 19, 2012– With the rapid pace of technological change, educators are seeking professional learning experiences to help them stay current and develop critical teaching skills.

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National PBS Survey Finds Teachers Want More Access to Classroom Tech

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PBS LearningMedia announced today findings from a national survey of teachers grades pre-K-12 that sheds light on the rising role of technology in America’s classrooms, as well as barriers teachers face to accessing the “right” digital resources.

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PBS KIDS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Join National STEM Video Game Challenge

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PBS KIDS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) are participating in the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge.

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PBS LearningMedia to Offer Schools Initial Access to U.S. Department of Education’s Learning Registry

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In a move that brings vast digital educational resources together for teachers to use in the classroom, content shared through the U.S. Department of Education’s Learning Registry will be accessible for free through PBS LearningMedia.

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PBS KIDS Encourages Healthy Eating and Exercise with Back-to-school Resources

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As children head back to school, PBS KIDS makes it easy for families to stay healthy and active with the PBS KIDS Eat Smart for a Great Start initiative. Studies have shown that poor nutrition and lack of exercise can negatively impact children’s academic performance.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches with World-Class Content from Public Media and Its Partners

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To foster classroom innovation and engagement, PBS and WGBH, and their producing partners WNET and KET, along with 31 other PBS member stations, today launched PBS LearningMedia (pbslearningmedia.org), a free service for all teachers, students and families nationwide.

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PBS Teachers Innovation Awards Presented to 40 Educators

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PBS and its member stations today announced the winners of the PBS Teachers Innovation Awards in recognition of the educators’ creative and inventive use of public media to engage students and improve learning.

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PBS and Member Stations to Launch PBS LearningMedia

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As America’s largest classroom, PBS and WGBH along with other PBS member stations announced plans today to launch PBS LearningMedia, a new public media education platform available to every teacher and student across the country in time for the 2011-2012 school year.

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PBS Teachers and the International Paper Foundation Launch EcoInvestigators

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PBS today announced the launch of EcoInvestigators, a media-rich, research-based, online environmental science curriculum supplement for teachers of grades 3-5. EcoInvestigators is made possible with a grant from the International Paper Foundation.

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PBS Convenes Leaders in Arts, Media and Technology for Idea Lab

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PBS is ensuring the arts remain vital in America’s classrooms by bringing together key leaders in the arts, education, media production and technology for a one-day Media, Technology and Arts Education Idea Lab.

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National Constitution Center, Ken Burns and PBS Partner to Support "Civility and Democracy" Initiative

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David Eisner, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center (NCC), today joined filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick and Corporation for Public Broadcasting President Patricia Harrison to announce collaboration to foster a national conversation about “Civility and Democracy.”

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PBS and Grunwald National Research Indicates Lack of Technology Infrastructure in Classrooms

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Released today, PBS and Grunwald Associates LLC national research report on teacher’s media usage, entitled "Deepening Connections: Teachers Increasingly Rely on Media and Technology," indicates an insufficient capacity of computing devices and technology infrastructure to handle teachers’ Internet-dependent instructional activity.

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PBS Receives Grant to Advance Math Achievement with Digital Content and Technology

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As a leader in multiplatform digital content, PBS has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create new, educational content to advance math achievement in partnership with New York City Department of Education’s experimental School of One (So1).

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The Adobe Foundation and the PBS Foundation Launch Project VoiceScape to Mentor Young Filmmakers

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The PBS and Adobe Foundations today launched Project VoiceScape, a collaboration between Adobe Youth Voices, the Adobe Foundation’s global signature philanthropy program, and PBS’ POV, television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films.

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