Thursday, August 30, 2012

PBS LearningMedia
From watching blood cells evolve, to identifying main ideas, PBS LearningMedia meets the needs of a wide variety of students and teachers. The modules are research-based and range in tone and style of presentation. To learn more, please visit

Amazon Rainforest features spectacular images of this
region. The module describes how the plants and animals
of the rainforest are used for a variety of people,
both commercially and personally. Finally, the module
warns of how the rainforest is being overused and
overtaxed. It urges for wiser, more sustainable use of its resources.
Includes Background Essay, Discussion Questions and Transcript.

     ¡Arte y Más! Hot Chocolate features a demonstration of  how to prepare hot chocolate by mixing chocolate with hot milk. The demonstrator chants El Chocolate while mixing the ingredients. The series was created for primary-level
Spanish-speakers and features topics from culture and humanities.

                          Includes Background Essay,
                      Teaching Tips, and Chocolate and
                                      Coloring Page.                                                                           

Fridge Magnet Game is an interactive set of games             
designed to increase knowledge of grammar.
Students click on magnetic words in order to
create sentences on a fridge. Through a process of trial-and error, students improve their vocabulary, grammar, and syntax knowledge.
Includes Background Essay and
Discussion Questions.

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