Updates and Resources from Rhode Island PBS Education Services
Rhode Island PBS LearningMedia
We are pleased to announce the launch of the first locally produced Rhode Island PBS LearningMedia resources!

The full list can be found here, with descriptions and links to each new resource below. Th e product of collaboration with local educators, organizations and supporters, this diverse library of media resources is also an exciting indicator of what is to come. Watch for additional local content in 2019!

Register for free at ri.pbslearningmedia.org and access this new content, plus tens of thousands of standards-aligned instructional resources for Preschool through Grade 12.
Using videos created as part of PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs by students at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School, this media gallery and unit plan address the now common regional practice of using old mill buildings to create and house new work opportunities.
New England Mill Rehabilitation
Opioids in Our Community
Created in partnership with RI Student Assistance Services, resources for middle and high schools feature segments from Rhode Island PBS documentaries: THE FIX: Examining Rhode Island’s Opioid Epidemic and No Hero in Heroin: A Hard Look at the Rhode Island Epidemic.
Created specifically for PBS LearningMedia and in partnership with Roger Williams Park Zoo, this growing collection of one minute videos is packed with information about animals from around the world that are housed right here in Providence, Rhode Island.
Paws for a Minute
Teens & Tobacco
This media gallery and related discussion questions were created in partnership with Rhode Island Student Assistance Services. It features local teens discussing their experiences with and thoughts about tobacco products and use from Teens and Tobacco Use: A Community Conversation.
Join us for a Free
Professional Development Webinar:
Media-Based Education Resources
for Substance Use Prevention
Presented by:
Rhode Island PBS Education Services and Rhode Island Student Assistance Services
for middle and high school teachers, counselors,
administrators, and community members.
Log in from 2:00-3:00 pm on Monday, January 14, 2019 for an introduction to Rhode Island PBS LearningMedia resources related to substance use prevention and education.

Learn more about utilizing media resources along with support materials created by local educators.
New Episode
Friday, December 28th
8:00 pm
On this episode of Rhode Island Classroom :
  • Explore the role of technology in elementary education with Deb Ramm, Instructional Technology Coordinator for Johnston Public Schools.
  • Learn about financial literacy at East Greenwich High School.
  • Hear from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, about recognizing and preventing anxiety in children.
  • Visit the C-Span Bus on its RI stops, teaching students about our government and unbiased reporting.
  • Get an update on Playworks New England and Recess Rocks!
Wishing you health and happiness this holiday season
and into the New Year!
Rhode Island PBS Education Services
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