We know your back-to-school calendar is packed with places to go and people to see! That’s why we created a simple, virtual toolbox with free resources you can access on-the-go. Teaching tools, discount codes, blogs, and an interactive calendar, all in one spot. We hope these materials will help you step confidently into the new school year and equip you for the teaching adventures that lie ahead.
Stay ahead of exciting teachable moments and upcoming PBS shows with this handy, 12-month digital calendar! Preview + download.
Lesson Plans, Games, Videos + More
Looking for content to amplify your lessons? We’ve got you covered. Explore over 100K resources from PBS LearningMedia! Select your subject: Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Explore All Subjects.
New Teacher Tool: The Class Roster
PBS LearningMedia just added a "Class Roster" tool that enables you to create a class list and follow your students’ progress. Check it out! For tips on how to use this feature, join us on 8/22 for a training webinar.
Back-to-School Checklist from PBS KIDS
Help young learners prepare for the first week of school with this checklist and worksheet from PBS KIDS! The PDF is print-friendly so you can pass it along to parents, caregivers, and grandparents in your community.
20% Off Fall Professional Development Courses
Strengthen your skills and pick up new teaching strategies this fall with an online course from PBS! Use the code “PBSB2S” to save 20% on grad-level and self-paced courses. Offer ends at 11:59PM PDT on 8/31/17. Explore upcoming courses.
15% Off DVDs in the PBS Teacher Shop
Save 15% on all PBS KIDS DVDs on the PBS Teacher Shop (no code needed). As a back-to-school bonus, use the promo “PBSB2S” to get 15% off all other titles in the shop. Offer ends at 11:59 PDT on 8/31/17.
5 Best Tips for First Year Teachers
We asked hundreds of veteran teachers for their top tips and best advice to help first year teachers step boldly into the new year. See what they had to say.
Connecting Classrooms Using Virtual Team Teaching
Rachel and Steven are elementary school teachers with a knack for collaboration! Find out how they're helping students grow into confident virtual collaborators by bridging two geographically divided schools. Read more.
The Teachers' Lounge from PBS NewsHour
Fake news, self-reliance, tolerance, geography...this blog covers it all. Get your daily dose of inspiration from these articles authored by social studies, journalism, and ELA teachers. Read more.
Need some inspiration? KQED’s blog, “MindShift” It’s packed with stories, ideas, and strategies from thought leaders in the field of education. See it here.