Airs Mondays at 5:30 p.m.
Do your students have what it takes to be Biz Kid? Fast-paced and fun, the new Biz Kid$ series teaches boys and girls ages 6 to 12 about managing money. Each episode features compelling stories about kid entrepreneurs and reinforces the importance of budgeting, saving, and giving back to the community. By interspersing elements of direct education with real-life profiles, comedy in sketches, kooky characters, animation, and music, Biz Kid$ appeals to both kids and their parents.
Nightly Business Report
Airs M-F at 6:30 p.m.
For more than 25 years, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT has provided business news in a fast-paced format. Consistently television’s most-watched daily business news program, the award-winning series combines business and economic news, extensive financial market coverage, in-depth analysis, corporate profiles and features and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
PBS TeacherLine of Texas
PBS TeacherLine courses are approved by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and count towards required CPE hours.
District course licensing and ELL/ESL courses are now available! Contact us for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 512.232.9406.
Special station pricing is available for individual course registrations. Call Malinda McCormick at 210.270.9000, to register for your course at lower rates than nationally advertised!
Take our free, two-hour orientation course, Practice Learning Online with TeacherLine*, to prepare for online learning. Enter the course through your My Courses page.
At the end of this course, you will be familiar with:
- The importance of time management and the self-discipline required to be a successful online learner.
- Skills for navigating course content quickly and efficiently.
- Strategies to improve the quality of your participation in an online learning community.
- Where to go for help.
- Resources available through PBS TeacherLine.
*In order to take the free orientation course, you must first join PBS TeacherLine. Join for free.
PBS TeacherLine courses are approved by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification
(SBEC) and count towards required CPE hours.
District course licensing and ELL/ESL courses are now available! Contact us for more information: email@example.com, 512-232-9406.
Special station pricing is available for individual course registrations. Call Malinda McCormick at
210-270-9000, to register for your course at lower rates than nationally advertised!
PBS TeacherLine Courses
If you’ve never taken an online course, now is the time! PBS TeacherLine's high quality, standards-based graduate-level courses offer teachers the professional development opportunities in an accessible online format that makes learning fun, flexible and collaborative. Earn training or graduate credit while gaining strategies and resources to bring directly to your classroom.
Fall Term courses are open for enrollment, so browse our catalog to choose the one that's right
for you! Below are two favorites:
= Teacher Favorite
MATH181 Math in Everyday Life for Grades K-5
= Classroom Link
Subjects: Mathematics, Instructional Strategies
Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
Make mathematics "real" for your young students with a fresh look at problem solving, calculators, and the Internet in the classroom. Review the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Calculator-Usage and Problem-Solving Standards for a framework to design lesson plans, address content, and meet state standards. Then, develop a "walking field trip" through tasks found in
students' daily lives.
MATH186 Math in Everyday Life for Grades 6-8
Subjects: Mathematics, Instructional Strategies
Grades: 6th Grade-8th Grade
Math is all around us and you can energize middle school math instruction with real-world challenges. Examine the importance of problem-solving skills, calculators, and the Internet in the classroom while addressing national math standards.
PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection
In the drive to improve teaching practice and student achievement, many schools and districts are turning to instructional coaches to support school-wide improvement and enhance classroom
practice. Coaches require high level resources and professional development so they can lead the way in reform initiatives and deliver on specific district instructional and student performance goals.
At PBS TeacherLine, we support professional development from the classroom forward. Our new
PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection service will help you build a customized, practical professional development program for your teachers by providing sustained and targeted support for coaches.
Are you looking for ways to incorporate digital media into your teaching?
PBS Teachers is introducing a series of FREE monthly webinars featuring leading education technology experts, authors, or producers of PBS programs who will share ideas on using digital media to engage students in rich learning experiences.
PBS Teachers LIVE!
You can participate in free media and technology webinars presented by PBS Teachers and Classroom 2.0. This month’s webinar on Tues., April 7, is on Using 21st Center Resources to Celebrate Earth Day. View the monthly schedule and register at www.pbs.org/Teachers
Ensure Your Teachers are Associated with the Correct School
Do you have teachers that moved to a new school within your district over the summer months?
How do you ensure their KLRN Connect usernames and passwords are assigned to the correct schools? One way is to shuffle them from one school to another. In the past, this required someone with administrative access, but that is not the case anymore! Teachers can shuffle themselves from one school to another - in five easy steps. They are as follows:
- Go to klrn.unitedstreaming.com
- Click on the Passcode Login tab
- Enter the new school's passcode (get the passcode from your school’s
admin or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Enter in your existing DE streaming username/password
- Click the login box
PowerPoint link that walks you through the steps above - screenshot by screenshot.
Want to Get More Involved with Your Use of KLRN Connect in the Classroom?
Click here to go to the KLRN Connect page or click on the links below. Login required.
Getting Started: Step-by-Step is a new site that provides easy to follow instructions for new users to help them log-in, learn the functionality of DE streaming and/or DE Science, and encourage them to use it frequently. With videos, training resources, integration ideas and professional development opportunities, Getting Started was built and packaged for you to pass right along to your teachers. http://www.discoveryeducation.com/gettingstarted/
Get more involved with your use of KLRN Connect in the classroom with these fantastic Teaching Tips from Discovery Education streaming.
Click here to go to the page in KLRN Connect or click on the links below. Login required.
New to KLRN Connect or do you need a refresher? Try this online Getting Started guide
Tools for Financial Success (21:10)
This 20-minute program introduces a number of simple tools that anyone can use to improve his or her financial position. Participants will see the importance of having financial goals and keeping good records. Basic financial tools such as checking accounts, bank accounts, and credit are addressed. After viewing this program and working with its supplemental activities, you should have a better understanding of how to achieve financial success.
Grade(s) : 9-12 © 2004 United Learning
This video contains 10 segments
Discovery Educator Network Webinar Series
The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking. With over 25,000 members providing professional development to over 250,000 educators worldwide, the DEN connects teachers both on-line and in-person. Discovery Educators have exclusive access to a wide range of resources, professional development activities, networking opportunities, exclusive Discovery Educator
events and more!
Voted the best professional development website in 2007 by the Association of Educational Publishers, this website is a place to connect to other educators across the globe. Here, all users
can read the blogs and discussion boards. Discovery Educators (any educator that has a Discovery account) have the ability to comment on the blogs, post to the discussion boards, and register
for Discovery Educator Network events. http://community.discoveryeducation.com/