Almetria Vaba

Almetria Vaba administers the California edition of PBS LearningMedia, a digital media service for educators from PBS and WGBH. Check it out at: ca.pbslearningmedia.org.

Depth and Dimension with Five Black History Month Lessons

Add depth and dimension to your Black History Month lessons with an amazing collection of resources highlighting key events, movements, and traditions as well as notable leaders, poets, and musicians. These highlighted resources are a small sample of the quality content in PBS LearningMedia. Create an account to build interactive, personalized, media-rich learning experiences for … Continue reading Depth and Dimension with Five Black History Month Lessons →

All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays

‘Tis the season to celebrate. Hanukkah is coming! The Christmas countdown will start.  Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas. Use these PBS LearningMedia videos to spark a discussion with the kids in your life about the history, traditions and cultural roots of these holidays. Find these videos and more holiday videos in All About the … Continue reading All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays →

Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

Thanksgiving, the holiday of feasting, can spark lots of learning opportunities in the classroom and at the family dining room table. From the life of a turkey to the typical cost of a Thanksgiving meal, these PBS LearningMedia infographics and videos will get students digging into a holiday we can all be thankful for.  Sign … Continue reading Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break →

Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources

PBS and BBC present Big Blue Live — a three-night television and online broadcast extravaganza featuring the majestic marine life of Monterey Bay through live reports from air, sea, and below the waves. Bay Area teachers are invited to KQED for a Big Blue Live screening, Monday, August 31st at 5:30pm. Free registration required. Bring Big Blue … Continue reading Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources →

Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia

KQED is offering a variety of free trainings and professional learning opportunities this school year for Bay Area teachers to support the effective use of digital media in the classroom. From webinars to workshops, sign up for one or more free trainings to take full advantage of our extensive online media resources, and employ our … Continue reading Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia →