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Digital Learning • Learning Support

A combination of technology, digital content, and instruction.

Vlog for young children

Aug 01, 2019

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Native Stories with Native Voices

The Molly of Denali series and podcast follow the adventures of a feisty and resourceful Alaska Native girl, as she helps her parents run the Denali Trading Post in their Alaskan village. Students are introduced to the rich history and modern-day experience of family life in the heart of the Alaskan tundra through the eyes of Molly, her parents, and her friends.

Internet Safety

Aug 01, 2019

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Google Curriculum to Help Children Become Media Literate

A few years ago, Google launched its “Be Internet Awesomecurriculum, which focused on teaching children about online safety. This year the company has added a new component to its campaign: media literacy. Developed in partnership with the Net Safety Collaborative, the new program includes play-to-learn activities that help educate youth about how to spot disinformation, such as fake URLs or misleading headlines.

News Literacy

Aug 01, 2019

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Mueller Report—An Educational Tool for Teaching About Democracy

Teachers can use the Mueller report—officially titled “Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election”—as the focus of a classroom discussion about democracy. Teachers and professors have used the report in history classes and in government, law, political science, and other courses in high school, college, and law school.

Literature-based micro workshops

Aug 01, 2019

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Library Engagement Program

Aug 01, 2019

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Film Screenings and Live Speakers in Libraries Across the Nation

PBS Books Library Engagement Program is a multifaceted initiative that targets distinct areas for library engagement. One facet of the program is PBS Screening Rooms, in which PBS Books facilitates national screening events for libraries across the country and in select areas facilitates live speakers.

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