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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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PBS TEACHERS INNOVATION AWARDS PRESENTED TO 50 EDUCATORS FOR INSPIRING STUDENTS AND TRANSFORMING CLASSROOM LEARNING

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Today, PBS and its member stations celebrated 50 of the nation's most innovative preK-12 educators who are discovering new ways to engage their students and inspire them to achieve.

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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH WPSU AND PBS TO BRING MEDIA FROM THE DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY TO CLASSROOMS STATEWIDE

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WPSU/Penn State Public Broadcasting and PBS have partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Education to help teachers increase student engagement with instructional media content.

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PBS TEACHERS® INNOVATION AWARDS OFFERS PREK-12 EDUCATORS OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE THEIR INGENUITY

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America's future is being shaped by creative and inspiring educators who are grooming tomorrow's leaders by helping students develop their academic talents today.

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Preschool Children's Literacy Scores Improve through Classroom Integration of PBS KIDS Media and Professional Development Curricula

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A new study conducted by Education Development Center, Inc. and SRI International demonstrates measurable improvement in a preschool child's literacy skill development when participating in a media-rich PBS KIDS Raising Readers literacy curriculum combined with professional development, in comparison to students who did not use the research-based public media tools.

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PBS INITIATIVE TO RECOGNIZE INNOVATIVE STEM EDUCATORS AND BEST PRACTICES

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PBS announced today a multi-year initiative to recognize innovative preK-12 educators and instructional practices that inspire and engage students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The effort was acknowledged at an event at the White House today marking the second phase of President Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign that recognizes excellence in teaching.

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NEW RESEARCH REVEALS PREK-12 EDUCATORS INCREASINGLY VALUE AND USE DIGITAL MEDIA

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According to a new national research report, "Digitally Inclined," compiled by Grunwald Associates LLC for PBS, teachers are making significant progress in adoption of digital media and Internet use. These findings clearly signal widespread changes in both early childhood and K-12 education, including more effective individualized instruction.

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