PBS Learning Media Training form

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PBS LearningMedia is a free digital media library that provides direct access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted resources for PreK-12 educators and students in all content areas. PBS LearningMedia builds on the strength of public media and is designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement in your market.
PBS LearningMedia features digital resources from more than 90 educational
producers and station partners and includes:
Thousands of digital assets designed to engage students and inspire learning
Resources mapped to National Standards
Teacher-friendly user experience allowing educators and students to filter and find relevant, high-quality instructional resources
Save and share functionality enabling educators to collaborate
Quality tools to allow educators and students to create their own lessons, puzzles, quizzes, and storyboards

Access to the site and professional development are provided by West
Virginia Public Broadcasting at


Contact Information

Dr. Mindy Backus Professor/PDS Director 130 Education Building Marshall University Phone: 304-696-2877 Fax: 304-696-6211 backus5@marshall.edu

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Student Teacher Mini Grants: Application links are in Word and PDF. Send applications to backus5@marshall.edu by the following dates: First placement–January 29, 4:00pm (notification will be on January 31); Second placement–March 18, 4:00 (notification will be on March 20)

STEPP Workshops:

February 1 (half-day sessions) – Teaching With Technology And Active Strategies For Secondary Teacher Candidates

February 15 (half-day sessions) – Teaching With Technology And Heggerty, Ashlock, Call/Response, Managing Centers, And More! For Elementary Teacher Candidates


Teacher Mini Grants are due by 4:00pm March 13, 2020. Teachers hosting student teachers may apply using the form above under the Teacher tab.

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