KET is a contributing partner in PBS LearningMedia, a free, online platform housing thousands of high-quality, classroom-ready resources, spanning all grade levels and content areas. With a range of media types – from lesson plans and interactives to video clips and images – each resource is aligned to state and national standards and includes contextualized support materials.
Independent research proves that students using PBS LearningMedia digital content outperformed national assessment norms by 10 percentage points and more than half (56 percent) of students also showed an increase in the frequency with which they engaged in critical thinking practices.
Ideal for both in-person and virtual learning, PBS LearningMedia has seamless Google Classroom capabilities, integration opportunities via Remind and Clever, and compatibility with a range of learning management systems. Check out this PDF for more integration ideas for popular digital tools.
Follow this usage framework to integrate PBS LearningMedia content into your lessons:
PBS LearningMedia Usage Exemplars
If you need a little extra help, discover how to effectively search resources, curate favorites, develop and organize content folders, share resources to Google Classroom and more check out these quick video tutorials or contact a KET Outreach Specialist.
The Education Development Center, an independent, nonprofit research organization, found that “PBS content has educational effectiveness and a statistically significant impact on learning…constant across all subject areas and no matter where students learn… and whether the learning took place using TV, video, tablet, games, or handheld devices and other interactive technology.” Learn more here.