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Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

American Promise Teacher & Classroom Resources

Use American Promise classroom modules for teacher professional development and to spark classroom discussion. Learn about the 4 topics available with video clips.

Learn the Address Resources

January-April, 2014

Get ideas and educator resources to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Ken Burns and PBS have launched a major national public outreach campaign to challenge everyone across the country, especially students, to video record themselves reading or reciting the Gettysburg Address.

Learn the Address

January-April, 2014

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns and PBS have launched a major national public outreach campaign to challenge everyone across the country, especially students, to video record themselves reading or reciting the Gettysburg Address.

Street Knowledge 2 College Webisodes


Street Knowledge 2 College
:  The new fifteen episode web series explores the lives of students and families at FREE L.A., an innovative high school school in South Los Angeles working to get youth off the school-to-jail track by providing traditional academic education and engaging students in community leadership. Watch On-Demand 

POV: Brooklyn Castle On-Demand

Follow five members of a champion chess team from a below-the-poverty-line junior high in Brooklyn.  Watch On-Demand

Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes

 

This 5-minute video depicts a theory of change for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential to children's lifelong learning, health, and behavior.

Room to Breathe

Wed, 11/06/2013 - 11:00am

A surprising story of transformation as struggling kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation.

PBS Latino Americans Resources

 

Resources from the PBS Latino-Americans, a three-part documentary series chronicling the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos over the past 500 years.

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