Educators Webinar, April 4th: How to Use the American Archive of Public Broadcasting as a Resource in the Classroom

UPDATE as of 4/5/19 – Thank you all who were able to join us for AAPB’s Educators Webinar! For those who were not able to make it, you can listen to our recorded meeting below.

Access the presentation slides at https://www.slideshare.net/RynMarchese/aapb-educators-webinar!

How to Use the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) as a Resource in Your Classroom

FREE Educator Webinar for all teachers! | Thursday, April 4th, 2019 7:00 PM ET

Direct link to registration: https://wgbh.zoom.us/meeting/register/d5afddded61ad2c5dc2040ba88984b7b


Webinar Objectives:

  • Explore the American Archive of Public Broadcasting collection through special collectionscurated exhibits, and easy to use search and browse features.
  • Leave with knowledge of a digital and openly available online archival collection of historic public broadcasting programs that document important historical and culturally significant topics, events and people of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Did you know that you and your students have access to nearly 50,000 items of digitized primary and secondary resources from America’s public radio and television organizations at americanarchive.org?

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH, preserves historic programming created by public media and provides a central web portal for access to these unique programs. The collection including coverage of the Watergate Hearings, education, women’s history, climate change, elections and civics, protesting in America, civil rights, and much more!

Join this webinar to learn more about how you and your students can take advantage of historic local and national news and cultural programs, talk shows, documentaries, and raw interviews produced by hundreds of public media organizations across the nation, covering many of America’s most historical and culturally significant events of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Registration:

Space is limited so please sign up TODAY! A follow-up email will include a calendar invite, as well as a post-webinar email of resources.

The webinar will be led by AAPB staff at WGBH, AAPB Education Advisory Committee members, and colleagues from the Library of Congress and WGBH Education. We hope that you will participate to learn more about the collection and ways to use these archival materials in your classroom!

Ryn Marchese, AAPB Engagement and Use Manager
Casey Davis Kaufman, Associate Director, WGBH Media Library and Archives and AAPB Project Manager
Carolyn Jacobs, Senior Manager, Training and Educator Engagement, WGBH Education Manager
Kathy McGuigan, Learning and Innovation Team, Library of Congress
Tom Bober, Library Media Specialist, RM Captain Elementary

Can’t make it on Thursday April 4th? You can still register to receive the recording and resource links.

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