• Submissions Now Open for the California Student Media Festival
    BY Christine Zirneklis | February 10, 2017

    Join us in celebrating student creativity! You're invited to submit media entries to the 51st Annual California Student Media Festival, presented in partnership by PBS SoCal and CUE. Your students create ...

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  • Meet SoCal’s Equivalent to Punxsutawney Phil
    BY Heather Toner | February 2, 2017

    Happy Groundhog Day! While we all know the charming story of famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil and his penchant for predicting the weather, here in SoCal, our temperatures don't seem to ...

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  • Ready, Set, Write!
    BY Alison Dorff | February 1, 2017

    Ask your class the following question: “If you could write a story about anything, what would you write about?” Brace yourself with sharpened pencils, paper, and crayons because we're certain you'll find ...

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  • #BTS: I, too, am America
    BY Christine Zirneklis | January 24, 2017

    LA Times High School Insider and PBS SoCal’s Student Reporting Labs partnered with Mendez High School and artworxLA to create a body of election-issue student created content around the theme ...

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  • I, too, am America – Students’ Stories + Art
    BY Heather Toner | January 20, 2017

    LA Times High School Insider and PBS SoCal’s Student Reporting labs partnered with Mendez High School and artworxLA to create a body of election-issue student created content around the theme ...

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  • Calling all Digital Innovators!
    BY Alison Dorff | December 15, 2016

    Are you a PBS Digital Innovator? PBS Digital Innovators set the bar for thoughtful tech integration in the classroom. They are K-12 educators who are not defined by the gadgets ...

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  • Start Coding with PBS KIDS!
    BY Alison Dorff | December 7, 2016

    Inspire today’s young learners with the new and free PBS KIDS ScratchJr app during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 5-11)! Kids 5-8 years old can learn coding ...

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  • #BTS Student Reporting Labs @ Channel Islands National Park
    BY Christine Zirneklis | December 7, 2016

    Early morning light winks off the ocean as an archaeologist, nine student reporters from Etiwanda High School, two teachers, a journalist mentor, and two National Park Rangers gather on the ...

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  • Letters to the Next President
    BY Heather Toner | November 1, 2016

    Middle and high school students may not yet be able to vote, but they have a lot to say this election year. A new project, Letters to the Next President ...

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  • Teach Boldly  with the PBS Teachers’ Lounge
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    Attention all Teachers, Educators, and PBS Nerds! Looking for a cool spot on the interwebs filled with daily inspiration, ideas, and a way to instantly connect with fellow peers from ...

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