Two people going door-to-door during a political campaign

Becky Vevea/WBEZ

Education Blog - February 23, 2015

The Secret Lives of Teachers

Remember the shock you felt, as a little kid, when you realized your teacher had a life outside the building? NPR's new series explores what some teachers get up to after school. 

Filmmaker Shukree Tilghman wearing a protest sign in Harlem.

Antonio Caton

Education Blog - February 16, 2015

Should Black History Month be ended?

One African American filmmaker thinks so. He believes setting aside a time designated to celebrate Black history simply furthers the idea of it being separate from other U.S. history.

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Education Blog - February 09, 2015

Vietnam War Stories: Listening To Different Points of View As An Act of Love

Illinois Public Media seeks Illinois residents who were among the service members, refugees, conscientious objectors, and draft resistors with first-hand experiences of the Vietnam conflict at home or abroad as part of our year-long gathering of oral histories and TV and radio reports during this 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.

Education Blog - January 15, 2015

Upcoming Opportunities for Teachers

There are two great, free opportunities for teachers who are interested in education, technology, and digital media: #EdCampCU and a free PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators application webinar.

portion of a poster for the Pens to Lens event

Education Blog - January 06, 2015

Pens to Lens

Pens to Lens is more than just a screenplay writing contest for students, the CU Film Society also supports screenwriting in the classroom and has high quality video equipment available for students to check out.

Hand-painted sign saying Pom Pom Power Dancers

photo by Suzanne Linder

Education Blog - December 28, 2014

Using Thinglink with 3rd Graders

Thinglink is an easy tool to make interactive images with young students.

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