Ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs reached out to middle and high school students across the country to hear directly from them about their hopes for the new administration.
January 20, 2021
Examining the physical and mental toll the pandemic has had on teachers, students, and parents.
January 18, 2021
Media Literacy: Access, Analyze, Create and Act
July 27, 2021 - October 5, 2021
In this community of practice model, develop media literacy expertise as you work through self-paced modules create lessons for your students. Sessions take place every two weeks and provide a great opportunity to learn more about audio and video recording, evaluating online resources, safety and privacy, and related topics. Media Literacy: Access, Analyze, Create and Act will provide the opportunity for teachers to work toward Media Literacy Certification through KQED Teach. These free sessions are presented virtually through the Pima County Superintendent’s Office and facilitated by Cheryl Gerken, AZPM Education Outreach Coordinator. Session Dates: July 27, August 10, August 24, September 7, September 21, October 5. 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Strategies to Invite Dialogue
September 2, 2021
Are you interested in engaging students in thinking and dialogue in a more creative way? Have you struggled to get students to dive deeper into texts or digital content and move beyond more superficial readings and viewings? Dr. Kathy Short, from the University of Arizona Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, and Cheryl Gerken, AZPM’s Educational Outreach Coordinator, will facilitate an introduction to reader-response strategies. We will explore practical applications with engaging digital content from PBS LearningMedia, and will share a variety of hands-on and digital tools for educators to use with students. Join us for this free, interactive course where teachers will have the opportunity to explore the Sketch to Stretch strategy in-depth and collaborate with other educators. Presented by Pima County School Superintendent's Office, September 2 from 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
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