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PBS Kids ScratchJr

Teachers! Looking to introduce your students to coding in a fun, easy way? Try PBS Kids ScratchJr! PBS LearningMedia has all of the resources and teaching guides you need to get started! (Grades K-3)

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.

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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.

Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science

Take a look at computing’s origins, because even though our digital computers are relatively new, the need for computation is not. (Grades 9-12)

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Celebrate Alabama's Birthday

Alabama Bicentennial Educational Resources

Resources that educate all students about Alabama’s history and involve them in the bicentennial celebration.

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)

Jeremiah

JEREMIAH explores the power of faith in unbelievable circumstances, and the qualities of leadership Jeremiah Denton brought to the difficult task of guiding fellow POWs to survive years of imprisonment and torture. (Grades 9-12)

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Social Studies / History

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.

Jeremiah

JEREMIAH explores the power of faith in unbelievable circumstances, and the qualities of leadership Jeremiah Denton brought to the difficult task of guiding fellow POWs to survive years of imprisonment and torture. (Grades 9-12)

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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

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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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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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