PBS has recently updated their web and app presence. Let’s explore some of the options.
PBS LearningMedia at http://pbslearningmedia.org/ provides standards-based lesson ideas organized by grade and subject. A suite of productivity tools can be used to create customized lessons, quizzes, and interactive web pages featuring PBS web content. A search for INTERACTIVE yields more than 1500 interactive tutorials and games for youth across the curriculum. Search for topics related to Standards for the 21st Century Learner. For instance, a search for COPYRIGHT yields videos, interactive, and lessons related to copyright law and youth.
PBS LearningMedia for Students at http://pbslearningmedia.org/student/ is a place where youth can access the materials developed by teachers. They can also used the online tools for creating their own online projects known as “storyboards”.
PBSKids at http://pbskids.org/ continues to provide access to videos, games, and other activities for youth.
PBSVideo at http://video.pbs.org/ provides short excerpts as well as full programs from a wide range of PBS programs.
PBS for iPad can be downloaded from iTunes. This app provides easy access to thousands of full-length videos programs.
For access to all of these websites, go to PBS at http://www.pbs.org/.