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Women's History Month

International Women's Day | All About the Holidays

Every year on March 8, the world honors the accomplishments and recognizes struggles faced by women on International Women's Day.

Women's History Month | All About the Holidays

In the United States, March is Women's History Month. Many people use the month to honor the accomplishments of American women and educate communities about the history of women in the United States and the women's rights movement.

Women in STEM: Prejudice and Progress | Decoding Watson

Examine Rosalind Franklin's legacy as a pioneering woman in STEM and the prejudices she faced in these videos from @AmericanMasters.(Grades 6-12)

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PBS Resources

PBS LearningMedia

Tap into America’s #1 Educational Media Brand for access to thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources, compelling student experiences, and professional development opportunities.

PBS Education

The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential. This hub includes LearningMedia, TeacherLine, Digital Innovators, and Teachers Lounge.

PBS Parents

PBS Parents is a trusted resource that's filled with information on child development and early learning.

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Emergencies

Public Safety | APT

Tornadoes, hurricanes and other natural disasters are a fact of life. Preparing for possible crises ahead of time is the best way to guarantee the safety of our families and communities. Alabama Public Television has assembled these resources to help you prepare for emergencies and find important emergency management information.

Handling Emergencies

Whether you’re preparing for the unexpected or recovering from it, your reassurance and comfort hold great power to soothe children even on the scariest, toughest days.

Meet the Helpers

Many children have questions and can feel uneasy when emergencies occur in their communities. The Meet the Helpers toolkit is designed to introduce “helpers” and explain the role they play in emergency situations.

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Learning Adventures / Field Trips

Artistic Roots: Alabama's Creative Culture

Take an interdisciplinary focus on the study and creation of music, theatre, sculpture, folk and visual arts. (Grades 4-8)

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement Series

A series of Learning Adventures occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events. (Grades 7-12)

Experiencing Shakespeare Series

Through television, the web, and social media, students explore the Folger Shakespeare Library, home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection. (Grades 6-12)

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Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM)

Full Steam Ahead

Full STEAM Ahead is a series that celebrates the world of science with :60 second STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) experiments that kids can do at home!

Steve Trash

Eco-magician Steve Trash explores science with fun, music and a little bit of magic. Watch Saturday mornings at 10am or online.

Occupation: STEM

A web series designed for 6th-12th grade students to spark interest in STEM related careers.

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Social Studies / History

Dr. Bernice King | Alabama African American History

Only five years old when her father was assassinated, Dr. King talks about what she learned from living with her mother and her realization of her father's influence on the world. (Grades 7-12)

Meeting Max: A Holocaust Survivor's Story

2019 ABBY Award-Winning APT TV Documentary – Luke, a high school student, partners with Alabama Public Television to film an interview with Max Steinmetz, a Holocaust survivor, with hopes of going beyond the history books.

The American Experiment

Join Jermaine, Kammy and Marcia as they learn about the history and policies behind the United States' unique form of government with the help of Martha Roby, U.S. Representative from Alabama’s second congressional district.

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English Language Arts

The Great American Read Resources

This LearningMedia collection highlights books from The Great American Read and includes additional resources across PBS partners that contextualize the authors and the impact these books have had on specific readers and throughout history.

Elements of Poetry

Students can use this interactive lesson from American Masters to discover how literary techniques like figurative language, imagery, and symbolism contribute to the overall meaning of a poem. (Grades 6-12)

Book List | The Best of Shel Silverstein

When you hear the name Shel Silverstein, what does it bring to mind? Families often think of clever poems with lots of laughs! Browse this list to find old and new favorites from writer and poet Shel Silverstein!

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PBS Digital Innovators

Vinny Chiaramonte 2018 PBS Digital Innovator

R. F. Bumpus Middle School Computer Science Teacher Vinny Chiaramonte works with Alabama middle school kids to teach them computer programming and problem solving.

Amanda Walker 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Amanda has a class full of little geniuses. As a Google Certified Educator, she has implemented “Genius Hour”, a creative program that helps inspire students by allowing them to explore their passions.

Nira Dale 2016 PBS Digital Innovator

On April 14, 2016 Alabama Public Television's IQ Learning Network announced Nira Dale from Florence City Schools as one of this year’s PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

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Adult Learning

FREE help preparing for your GED

If you want more in life–more money, more options, more opportunity–then a high school credential is essential. Get help preparing for your GED today!

NOVA

NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow.

PBS Video

Watch your favorite PBS shows online, free and on-demand, including full episodes of Masterpiece, Frontline, NOVA, Antiques Roadshow and more.

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American Graduate

The History of American Graduate Alabama

Alabama Public Television is proud to partner with schools and businesses to help prepare students with the skill sets and training needed to be part of the new workforce, demonstrating the value of high-demand skilled jobs in Alabama and the many pathways to gainful employment.

Lockheed Martin | American Graduate: Getting to Work

Troy, Alabama, is #winning at workforce development and preparing students for success through a partnership between a local school and business and industry. To meet current and future employment demands, Lockheed Martin's Adam Carson contacted local high school principal Dr. Brock Kelley to ask if they could collaborate and offer pre-employment training to high school seniors.

Audrey Law | Career Forward Alabama

Meet Audrey Law, the future of manufacturing! She assembles missiles at Lockheed Martin, and she began learning how in high school. She attended Charles Henderson High School in Troy, where she took an elective called workplace essentials. She learned employability skills from her high school teacher and technical skills from a Lockheed Martin instructor. Audrey was hired upon graduation. Assemblers are in high demand in Alabama, and annual income ranges from $30,000-$60,000.

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Spotlight on Education

Spotlight on Education | Apprenticeships | Josh Laney

Josh Laney, Director of the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship (AOA), explains how apprenticeships are a key tool to address the shortages in the workforce. Apprenticeships serve the needs of youth, adults already in the workforce, and businesses. Mr. Laney explains Alabama’s new legislation for apprenticeships, including opportunities for high school students.

Spotlight on Education | Apprenticeships | Senator Arthur Orr

Senator Arthur Orr (R – Decatur), explains how Senate Bill 295 is expanding apprenticeship opportunities, including youth apprenticeships for high school students, incentives for business and industry, and the creation of the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship.

Spotlight on Education | Apprenticeships | Jimmy Baker

Chancellor Jimmy Baker of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) discusses how ACCS is advancing and supporting the goals of Alabama’s Success Plus plan that aims to add 500,000 skilled workers to Alabama’s workforce by 2025. The Alabama Community College System is growing the workforce through a variety of programs, including apprenticeship opportunities, and they are continuously adjusting these programs to meet the needs of business and industry.

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Arts in Alabama

The Great American Read Resources

This LearningMedia collection highlights books from The Great American Read and includes additional resources across PBS partners that contextualize the authors and the impact these books have had on specific readers and throughout history.

Artistic Roots: Alabama's Creative Culture

Take an interdisciplinary focus on the study and creation of music, theatre, sculpture, folk and visual arts. (Grades 4-8)

Experiencing Shakespeare Series

Through television, the web, and social media, students explore the Folger Shakespeare Library, home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection. (Grades 6-12)

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Roadtrip Nation

One Step Closer

Explore the heights that can be reached with a Community College education.

Beating the Odds

Connect with college students as they learn how to attain career and life goals.

Why Not Us?

Discover success strategies used by trailblazers who were first in their families to attend college.

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APT EDUCATION SPONSORS

For Fiscal Years 2016-2020. These educational programs and services of Alabama Public Television made possible by the generous support of the following contributors:

Community Events & Engagement
  • Books-A-Million, Young Heroes
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama, Be My Neighbor Day/Young Heroes
  • Brookmont Capital Management, Young Heroes
  • C. W. Daniel Charitable Trust, Young Heroes
  • Medical Properties Trust, Young Heroes
  • Fred Rogers Productions/PNC, Be My Neighbor Day
  • WNET-CPB, Sesame Street in Communities
General Support
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
  • Public Broadcasting Services (PBS)
Learning Adventures
  • Alabama Bicentennial Commission
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts
    a state program of the National Endowment for the Arts
  • American Graduate
    a program of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Malone Family Foundation
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • Sybil Smith Foundation
  • Troy Univiersity
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
Media Library
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, American Graduate, Getting To Work
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Alabama Power Company
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • HEAL Alabama
  • Medical Properties Trust
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Professional Development for Educators
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama, PBS KIDS EdCamp
  • Sybil Smith Foundation, PBS KIDS EdCamp
Workforce Development
  • CAWACO, Career Forward
  • Southeast Alabama Works, Career Forward

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