Supercharge Your Math Class with AWESUM Resources from PBS

Math is about much more than crunching numbers. It’s about building modern cities, designing virtual realities, composing music, and exploring space. When you think about it, math really is AWESUM. Use this jam-packed, NEW collection of videos, lesson plans, and interactive games to help your students engage with curriculum and tap into the true power of numbers. Check out:

 

Virtual and Live Events

Student Hangout

March Math Madness Lesson with Tim Chartier

March 31, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT

Free Event for Students

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Join PBS LearningMedia and Google’s Connected Classrooms for a LIVE Hangout On Air with mathematician Tim Chartier! As one of the foremost experts on all things bracketology and March Madness, Tim has exciting content to share. Find out how to turn college sports' biggest event into a real-world math application in your next class.

Educator Hangout

All About Area

April 1, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT

Free Event for Middle School Teachers

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Join PBS LearningMedia and Google’s Connected Classrooms for a LIVE LESSON on how to teach your math class about area. This Google+ Hangout On Air will highlight engaging ways to introduce your students to this essential math concept and relate it meaningfully to their daily lives. Special guests will highlight free videos, interactives, and infographics from PBS LearningMedia’s “Math at the Core: Middle School” collection that will help you make your next lesson POP!

Student Hangout

All About Slope

April 2, 2014 | 12:00pm EDT

Free Event for Middle School Classrooms

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Whether flying a plane, figuring out the size of a tiered cake, or riding your bike, slope is important! Get your class excited about working with slope by inviting them to participate in a LIVE MATH LESSON hosted by PBS LearningMedia and Google’s Connected Classrooms. This Google+ Hangout On Air will use interactives and math videos from PBS LearningMedia’s “Math at the Core: Middle School” collection to illustrate this useful math concept and the many ways it can be applied in the real world.

Conference for Educators

NCTM

April 9-12, 2014 | New Orleans, LA

Math Teachers: Planning to attend the NCTM conference this year? Make sure to visit the PBS LearningMedia booth (#1326) to say hello and pick up a few goodies!

Webinar for Educators

Math at the Core

April 23, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT

Learn about PBS LearningMedia's new "Math at the Core: Middle School" collection that illustrates how the Common Core State Standards can be found in our everyday lives.

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Webinar for Educators

Making the Case: Teaching Mathematical Argumentation

March 20, 2014 | 4:00pm EDT

Join PBS LearningMedia and special guests for a look at instruction methods that help to promote argumentation and critique in your math class. PLUS: Get a closer look at the videos and background materials featured in the Making the Case PD collection.

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