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PBS learningMedia is a comprehensive, on-demand digital library that offers a flexible way to integrate transmedia resources into Ready to Learn and K – 12 classrooms. You can access thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources aligned to Common Core and national standards, including videos, interactives, audio, documents, and in-depth lesson plans. You can browse by standards, grade level, subject area, and special collections and also favorite and share resources with your class and colleagues. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia’s basic service is free for PreK-12 educators.


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Our Prairie Public Education Services Collection on PBS LearningMedia has several sub-collections with resources produced at Prairie Public, including: ND and MN Regional Studies, PCOR, Indian Pride, and Germans From Russia. The associated full-length videos can be found on our Prairie Public YouTube channel.

North Dakota is also highlighted in the PBS Learning Media “Great States” pilot project collection.


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Other sources for education materials related to North Dakota

Teachings of Our Elders, also known as the Native American Essential Understandings project, is a significant set of resources from the North Dakota Department of Instruction. The North Dakota Studies program from the ND State Historical Society is also available to teachers. Prairie Public Education Services was originally part of a ND Studies partnership that included the NDHS and the ND Humanities Council.


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Lesson Plans From Our 2017 Master Teachers  

Prairie Public Education Services has selected an outstanding group of Master Teachers from our summer conference: Integrate, Innovate, Motivate 2017. Criteria included producing a high quality lesson plan that incorporated PBS LearningMedia or other PBS education materials, digital technology, and enthusiasm for promoting teaching for the future.

Check out our Master Teachers, and their 2017 Lesson Plans for K-12 learners!

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Many of our popular PBS television programs have education materials for teens and adults that encourage project-based, differentiated and life-long learning. While programs are available for a limited time on air, streaming video, or with a PBS Passport, several have longer-term collections of video clips, lessons, and other digital interactives on PBS LearningMedia.




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Explore PBS Kids for educational games and videos from a selection of shows. Caregivers, go to PBS Parents for even more resources and tips.




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