Join WJCT Public Media and VyStar Credit Union for TEACH at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Jacksonville on Saturday, February 10, 2024. This engaging day-long conference for VPK-5 grade educators features concurrent breakout sessions led by teachers and educational experts and national keynote speakers. Educators spend the day meeting and sharing ideas with fellow educators, learning new ways to engage students, and empowering themselves to further inspire others.
The Jax PBS Kids Writers Contest is open to any child in grades K-3 who wants to write and illustrate their own story. Submit your story to WJCT for judging and a chance to win cool prizes. Winning grade-level stories will be considered for the People’s Choice Award.
Florida PBS LearningMedia (Grades PreK-12)
FREE PreK-12 online library of trusted, quality, curated resources from PBS and public media stations. These digital resources include short videos, lessons, and interactive games. Perfect for educators and parents. Florida PBS stations are committed to supporting teachers and students. All users should evaluate their local and state guidelines and always review content before using with students.
Mission US (Grades 6-12)
Mission US is an award-winning educational media project that immerses young people in transformational moments from U.S. history including the American Revolution, antebellum era, westward expansion, immigrant experience, Great Depression, and World War II. Each mission consists of an interactive narrative game and curriculum materials aligned to national standards. The educator’s guides provide a wealth of resources and activities for teachers and students that show the broader social, political, and economic context of events and perspectives featured in the game.
As your source for teaching inspiration, blogs, and online professional events, the PBS Teachers Lounge aims to inspire your teaching.
PBS NewsHour Extra (Grades 6-12)
PBS NewsHour Extra helps teachers and students identify the who, what, where and why-it-matters of the major national and international news stories. The site combines the best of NewsHour's reliable, trustworthy news program with lesson plans developed specifically for students. Standards-aligned resources cover subject areas, including government and civics, STEM, social studies, English, the arts, economics and media literacy. Engaging and thoughtful discussion questions ask students to explore all sides of an issue and extension activities ensure students go beyond just the headlines.
Virus Information & Prevention (All Ages)
PBS LearningMedia provides the collection: What are viruses and how do they spread? Find resources for students of all ages that explore the nature of viruses, how they are transmitted, and the healthy habits we can all engage in to prevent their spread through interactive lessons and discussion questions.