Media Literacy: Evaluating Online Information for Grades 6-12
Join PBS Wisconsin Education for a discussion about the skills needed to evaluate online information and develop the following strategies to teach students how to be savvy consumers of news and other online sources:
finding reliable sources
Practice fact-checking and source-analysis strategies to implement in your learning spaces!
Building Background Knowledge: Buddhism and Tibet with ‘Wisconsin Biographies’
Educators are invited to view the upcoming Wisconsin Biographies animation on Geshe Sopa and join a discussion and Q&A with PBS Wisconsin Education and UW-Madison Professor Jampa Khedup. Deepen your knowledge and understanding of Tibet and Buddhism to support teaching with Wisconsin Biographies. With Losar, the Tibetan New Year, falling on February 21 this year, it’s a great time to learn more!
aka Teacher LIVE: A Virtual Edcamp on Sustaining Classroom Communities
Sustain classroom community and get a dose of inspiration during one of the coldest months of the year! Join the PBS Wisconsin Education aka Teacher podcast hosts as they share their insights on sustaining classroom communities throughout the school year during a live record podcast episode!
Share your own ideas about sustaining classroom community, learn from fellow educators, and inform future podcast episode topics during an Edcamp-style discussion facilitated by the aka Teacher co-hosts.
Discover inspiration for integrating media literacy into your early learning environments! Hear from 4K teacher Mary Eileen Hayes and explore Thinking and Making with Media from PBS KIDS. Participants will:
get an introduction to media literacy
learn why media literacy is important for young children
discover tools appropriate for early learning spaces