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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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PBS TEACHERS® OFFERS NEW COLLECTION OF RESOURCES FOR TEACHING CRITICAL ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL LITERACY SKILLS

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In the wake of one of the worst economic downturns in American history, educators have the opportunity to teach students important economic and financial literacy lessons, and help them become both effective citizens and future leaders in business and government.

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PBS and impreMedia to Live Stream Spanish Language Version of Sotomayor Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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PBS today announced an agreement with impreMedia, the No. 1 Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. in Online and Print, to live stream PBS' NewsHour feed of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearings, translated to Spanish, on impreMedia's Web site (http://www.impre.com/sotomayor).

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PBS DEVELOPING PBS DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY TO SUPPORT DELIVERY OF LOCALIZED EDUCATION SERVICES TO SCHOOLS

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PBS today announced the launch of the PBS Digital Learning Library, a PBS system-wide online repository of digital education assets from public broadcasting programs and services nationwide.

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PBS TEACHERS® INTRODUCES ‘ACTIVITY PACKS’ WIDGETS TO OFFER EASY-TO-ACCESS DIGITAL CONTENT FOCUSED ON CURRICULAR THEMES

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PBS Teachers (pbsteachers.org) introduced today PBS Teachers Activity Packs, a growing library of Web-based widgets that contain links to high-quality PBS education resources and activities focused on a specific curricular theme for multiple grade levels.

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PBS LAUNCHES ONLINE EDUCATION COMMUNITY WHERE PRE-K-12 EDUCATORS CAN CONNECT, CONTRIBUTE AND GROW

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PBS today unveils a new online community for preK-12 educators that supports the advancement of digital media content and technology integration in education.

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PBS TeacherLine® Offers Educators Online Courses and Teaching Resources to Improve Reading Instruction at Every Level

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As the gateway to all other knowledge, reading must be taught early in life and repeatedly reinforced throughout a student's schooling. Many American students still struggle through school because they have not mastered essential reading skills. Well-prepared teachers are critical to improving reading instruction and student achievement.

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PBS TeacherLine® Offers Schools and Districts Option to License Award-Winning Online Professional Development Courses

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PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for educators, announces today the launch of its new program Course Licensing for Schools and Districts.

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PBS TeacherLine® Introduces Courses to Help Teachers Support English Language Learners in the Classroom

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PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for educators, introduces a new collection of courses that focuses on the unique educational needs of English language learners (ELL).

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Instructional Coaches Support and Inspire Teachers With PBS TeacherLine’s Multimedia Resources

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Instructional coaches, who are responsible for onsite, ongoing professional development for their peers, need high-quality resources and training to deliver on specific district initiatives and student performance goals.

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