Welcome to AZPM Classroom! Arizona Public Media continues to support distance learning with Arizona At-Home Learning, providing broadcast content for Pre-K to 12th graders. Explore daily resources and activities to help engage students and extend learning opportunities.
We are forming a focus group of teachers and parents to better understand the distance learning needs of our community. If you are interested in participating or for more information, email Cheryl Gerken at firstname.lastname@example.org message us on the AZPM Classroom Facebook page.
There are so many ways to Explore the Outdoors, even with stay-at-home orders in place. PBS Parents offers nature-themed activities perfect for the home, classroom, and the backyard, and PBS KIDS features games, apps and activities.
Opportunities for Students to Create Their Own Content
Teachers: You can engage student voices in a variety of ways: NPR Podcast Challenge(grades 5-12), all entries due Friday May 1st, Let's Talk About Election 2020 (grades 6-12), where students can publish audio and video commentaries for a national audience, and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has created a special unit that covers the basics of local community journalism, storytelling, scripting, and video editing. Watch this example from Tucson teacher Laura Caucci's students. Teacher training and professional development opportunities are provided for all programs.
PBS LearningMedia Resources for Parents and Teachers to Support At-Home Learning
PBS LearningMedia has created collections for Pre-K to 12th grade students in all content areas in Englishand in Spanish. You will find videos, lesson plans and activities to help with at-home learning.
May Activity Calendar
Looking for activities for your preschooler? Try a different PBS KIDS activity each day!
PBS KIDS Read Along
To encourage family engagement and a love of reading at home, PBS KIDS offers families a place to come together and read along with fan-favorites on YouTube.