KMOS and PBS Kids offer professional developmentWe often talk about the programs that you see on one or more of our four channels, but the fact is that KMOS delivers so much more! This includes providing free professional development events for PreK-1 teachers!
In the weeks to come, educators have access to webinars offered by PBS KIDS - a virtual PD series specially designed with PreK- 1st grade teachers in mind. With an emphasis on fun, engaging, accessible, and free tools for early childhood classrooms, this series will highlight key themes including the arts, social and emotional learning, playful learning, and meaningful screen time. PBS will provide a certificate of attendance for each of the one hour virtual PD events listed below:
|Exploring Arts & Creativity with Pinkalicious|
Wednesday, January 24 @ 6 p.m. CT
Based on the best-selling HarperCollins Pinkalicious book series by Victoria Kann,
new PBS KIDS program Pinkalicious and Peterrific was designed to help preschool-age
children explore the arts and creativity. This teacher PD event will explore arts and
creativity themes and feature a discussion about how to integrate creative activities into curriculum. Register Now
|Social & Emotional Learning with Daniel Tiger|
Tuesday, February 6 @ 6 p.m. CT
Featuring content from Emmy Award-nominated PBS KIDS show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,
this session will focus on media tools that can be used to teach our youngest learners
about skills like patience, dealing with frustration, and how to understand and manage their feelings.
|Playful Learning with Technology|
Thursday, February 22 @ 6 p.m. CT
Wondering how to balance meaningful screen time with playful hands-on learning? What questions
should you ask when evaluating digital media, apps for kids, and online games to use in
your learning environment? Discover the answer to these questions by registering for this virtual event!