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Upcoming Events

Webinar 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:

  • fact-checking
  • lateral reading
  • identifying misinformation
  • finding reliable sources

Practice fact-checking and source-analysis strategies to implement in your learning spaces!

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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    6-12 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    4:00pm - 5:30pm, Thursday
    February 2, 2023
  • How to Attend:
    Virtual Event
  • Event Cost:
    FREE

Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association PBS Wisconsin Education at WEMTA

Join PBS Wisconsin Education and “find your spark” at the 2023 WEMTA Conference with the following presentations:

  • Educators as Experts: Centering the Voices That Matter Most in Classroom Conservation, with PBS Wisconsin’s aka Teacher
  • Fact-Checking for Students: Resist Misinformation and Find Reliable Sources Online
  • Gamers and Non-Gamers Unite! : Experience the Educational Adventure of Award-Winning PBS Wisconsin Education Video Games
  • Engaging Students with Localized & Inclusive Media Collections: An Introduction to PBS Wisconsin Education’s Newly Updated Wisconsin Biographies
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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    PreK-12 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    8:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday
    February 5, 2023
  • Event Location:
    Central WI Convention + Expo Center
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is Presenting and Exhibiting at this event

WSRA PBS Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference

Join PBS Wisconsin Education at the 2023 Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference! Members of our team will offer the following presentations:

  • Indigenous Cultural Literacy with PBS
  • Structuring Multi-Age Reading Buddies to Support English Language Learners
  • Gamers and Non-Gamers Unite! Experience the Educational Adventure of Award-Winning PBS Wisconsin Video Games
  • Engaging Students With Local & Culturally Relevant Non-Fiction: An Introduction to PBS Wisconsin Education’s Newly Updated Wisconsin Biographies
  • Evaluate, Create, ACT! Building Media Literacy Skills in the Classroom
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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    PreK-8 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    8:00am - 12:00pm, Thursday
    February 9, 2023
  • Event Location:
    The Wisconsin Center Milwaukee, WI
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is Presenting and Exhibiting at this event

Webinar 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!

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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    3-6 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    4:00pm - 5:30pm, Tuesday
    February 14, 2023
  • How to Attend:
    Virtual Event
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is facilitating this event
  • Event Cost:
    FREE

Webinar 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.

Listen to episodes of aka Teacherhttps://pbswisconsineducation.org/akateacher/

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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    PreK-12 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    4:00pm - 5:30pm, Monday
    February 20, 2023
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is facilitating this event
  • Event Cost:
    FREE

Edcamp Play is the Way Edcamp with PBS KIDS

Join PBS Wisconsin Education at the Community Early Learning Center in Appleton for a free, informative, and fun morning of learning, Edcamp style! 

PBS KIDS Edcamp provides educators who work with children a space to share, collaborate, and learn from each other. Participants will:

  • learn about resources that integrate the joy of playing 
  • connect with educators facing similar challenges
  • earn five hours of credit from The Registry (early childhood educators)

Come early for the optional yoga session. Coffee, pastries, and lunch will be provided. 

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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    Prek-3 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    8:00am - 1:00pm, Saturday
    March 4, 2023
  • Event Location:
    Community Early Learning Center 313 S State St. Appleton, WI
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is facilitating this event
  • Event Cost:
    FREE

PBS Wisconsin Education at WSST

Join PBS Wisconsin Education at the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Conference for the following presentations:

  • Social Sciences & Critical Thinking: Making Informed Sense of How People Interact with PBS’s Above The Noise
  • Days of Wonder
  • Math in the Environment: A Call to Action
  • Accessible & Engaging Science for Middle Schoolers w/ PBS Wisconsin’s Meet The Lab Collection
  • Knock Knock? Who is there? Scientists! Is this science practice something you do as a scientist? 
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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    PreK-12 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    8:00am - 4:00pm, Thursday
    March 9, 2023
  • Event Location:
    Monona Terrace, Madison, Wisconsin
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is Presenting and Exhibiting at this event

Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies Conference PBS Wisconsin Education at the WCSS Annual Conference

Join PBS Wisconsin Education at the 2023 WCSS Conference with the following presentations:

  • Evaluating Online Information: Strategies for fact-checking, identifying misinformation and finding reliable sources
  • What Social Studies Sounds Like: Teaching Culture & Content Cross-Curricularly with PBS Wisconsin’s Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin
  • Engaging Students With Localized & Inclusive Media Collections: An Introduction to PBS Wisconsin Education’s Newly Updated Wisconsin Biographies
  • Gamers and Non-Gamers Unite! : Experience The Educational Adventure of Award-Winning PBS Wisconsin Video Games
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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    6-12 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    9:00am - 3:00pm, Friday
    March 10, 2023
  • Event Location:
    Madison Concourse Hotel 1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is Presenting at this event

Webinar Media Literacy for Grades 3-5

Join PBS Wisconsin Education for a discussion on implementing media literacy in the classroom and develop strategies to teach students how to be savvy consumers of information and media. 

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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    3-5 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    4:00pm - 5:30pm, Wednesday
    March 22, 2023
  • How to Attend:
    Virtual Event
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is facilitating this event
  • Event Cost:
    FREE

Webinar Playful Media Literacy in Early Learning

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
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Event Details

  • Event Audience:
    PreK-2 Educators
  • Event Date and Time:
    4:00pm - 5:30pm, Monday
    April 3, 2023
  • How to Attend:
    Virtual Event
  • PBS Wisconsin Education is facilitating this event
  • Event Cost:
    FREE

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