WNET

http://www.wnet.org/

WNET Education

http://www.wnet.org/education/

WNET’s award-winning Education Department (collectively representing the station efforts of THIRTEEN, WLIW21, and NJTV) is a local and national leader that engages the education community (formal and informal) through the development and delivery of high-quality and innovative media and services that are designed to enhance learning, enrich lives, and extend the impact of public media content.

THIRTEEN

http://www.thirteen.org/

THIRTEEN is one of America’s most respected and innovative public media providers. A member of the WNET family of companies, THIRTEEN is a unique cultural and educational institution that harnesses the power of television and electronic media to inform, enlighten, entertain and inspire.

Concept to Classroom

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/index.html

The site features a series of FREE, self-paced workshops covering a wide variety of hot topics in education. Some of the workshops are based in theory, some are based in methodology – but all of the workshops include plenty of tips and strategies for making classrooms work.

Workshop: Cooperative and Collaborative Learning

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/coopcollab/index.html

Welcome to Cooperative and Collaborative Learning. In this session we’ll focus specifically on how this technique for using small, cooperative groups in education can help improve learning in your class.

Get the math

http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/

Get the Math combines video and web interactivity to help middle and high school students develop algebraic thinking skills for solving real-world problems. Drawing on conventions of popular reality TV shows, video segments begin with profiles of young professionals, who then pose challenges connected to their jobs to two teams of teens. Viewers are encouraged to try the challenges themselves using interactive tools provided on the Get the Math website before returning to the video to see the teams’ solutions. Students can further explore the same, as well as extended, algebraic concepts through additional interactive challenges on the website.

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