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Summer Learning with MTPBS

Resources for Educators

Mountain Moot 2020

Join this FREE online conference for K-12 and higher education teachers. Director of Education, Nikki Vradenburg will be presenting about technology integration and media literacy.

Camp PBS LearningMedia

Whether you're looking for music and dance activities, science experiments, family-friendly adventures, or learning about dinosaurs, we have all the resources that you need!

Tips for Distance Learning

PBS master trainers and educators return to answer questions about the PBS LearningMedia platform, content resources, and more to support digital classroom
needs.

Tech Coaching with MTPBS

Interested in working 1:1 with a technology coach this summer? Set up a time to meet in person of via Zoom with MTPBS Tech Teacher Nikki Vradenburg to get personalized coaching!

Great American Read Collection on PBS LearningMedia | This LearningMedia collection highlights books from The Great American Read that find their way into classrooms and onto summer reading lists. It includes additional resources across PBS partners that contextualize the authors and the impact these books have had on specific readers and throughout history. View Collection.

Teachers Supporting Summer Learning | Scroll through a sampling of some of our favorite classroom-ready resources to get started! For more activities visit our Classroom Activities section. Check out our Teaching Tips in collaboration with Boston University. View Collection.

Nature Cat Road Trip |What a great day for a road trip. Help Nature Cat check off more sites on his curiosity journal. Join Nature Cat and visit as many parks as you can during your nature road trip from Yellowstone National Park to the Grand Canyon. Play and learn with this game and more on the PBS KIDS Game website! Play Now!

Resources for Families

PBS LEARNINGMEDIA

REACH

This is a self-paced interactive reading program to engage parents and children as at-home reading partners.

Sesame Street

Caring & Sharing

It’s a big world, and a lot of us are sharing space in it. Children need your help building healthy relationships.

Fish Wildlife and Parks | Discover Montana's Ecosystems with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Learn More.

Dots Nature Bingo | Find out how many of these objects in nature your students can spot with PBS KIDS Bingo! Find all you need to play Dot's Nature Bingo here, in English and in Spanish! Get Bingo Boards!

Wild Kratts Baby Buddies | The Wild Kratts need your help taking care of baby animals in the African Savannah! Take care of a baby elephant, cheetah, crocodile, zebra and aardvark! Play Now!

Saving a Species: Wolves | This K-12 resources helps students learn about the importance of wolves to the Earth's ecosystem. Learn More.

Nature Cat Road Trip |What a great day for a road trip. Help Nature Cat check off more sites on his curiosity journal. Join Nature Cat and visit as many parks as you can during your nature road trip from Yellowstone National Park to the Grand Canyon. Play and learn with this game and more on the PBS KIDS Game website! Play Now!

Fact-Checking the Web | How can kids determine whether the information found on the web is true, false, or somewhere in between? Use this video from Common Sense Education to assess the accuracy of what’s on the web. Learn More.

Math in Special Effects | Using video and web interactives from Get the Math, students engage in an exploration of mathematics, specifically reasoning and sense making, to solve real world problems and learn how special effects designers use math in their work. Learn More.

Math in Fashion | Following a profile of fashion designer and Project Runway winner Chloe Dao, students are prompted to alter garment designs, using their sense of style combined with their math skills to hit target price points. Learn More.

Measuring Length with Cyberchase | In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must remove a voice box from a giant statue of Hacker. The CyberSquad prepares to lower Digit down on a rope that will reach the voice box, but they need an exact measurement of the distance to the voice box so that Digit won’t touch the laser alarms which protect it. Learn More.

Sesame Street in the Community | Building kids’ understanding of and respect for all creatures helps them develop empathy and gentleness…and compassion carries over to relationships with other people. Watch Video.

Unplugged Learning Menus for Grades 1-12

These fun unplugged activities will help keep you and your family busy and active while your school is closed or while practicing social distancing. Click on the poster image below to download the PDF. Questions? Contact Deanna, our Early Learning Specialist, at deanna@montanapbs.org.

Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 1-2
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 7-8
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 3-4
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 9-10
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 5-6
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 11-12