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FEATURED EDUCATOR RESOURCES

Gathering Data to Analyze

Count and chart the numbers of raisins in different boxes to see variability. Then graph data given on a line plot to visualize the variation. This media gallery features two, complementary, interactive exercises working with similar data sets and focuses on the different ways to analyze the same data.

Attention, Breath, & Body | Kindness in the Classroom

Watch the ways students learn mindfulness by paying attention to their senses, breath, and body movements.This video is from PBS Wisconsin Education's Kindness in the Classroom, a multi-part video series designed to give educators insight into the positive impacts of teaching mindfulness in a classroom setting.

The Cycling of Carbon

Learn about the cycling of carbon among Earth’s systems through dynamic infographics with images from NASA. Use this resource to visualize the exchange and transformation of carbon that occur at different timescales on land, in the ocean, and in the atmosphere and to explore the story of carbon from different perspectives.

CLASSROOM RESOURCE COLLECTIONS

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia is a digital educational platform that offers thousands of free video and curriculum resources aligned to state and national standards.

CIVIL RIGHTS/RACIAL JUSTICE RESOURCES

Resources for Racial Justice and Anti-Racism

A collection of resources for students, educators, and caregivers to learn more about the history of systemic racism and its continued impact on the experience of being black in America. 

Discussing Civil Rights

Looking for help discussing current events and civil rights issues with youth? Start with this comprehensive set of videos, lessons, and webinars curated by PBS Education.

Injustice at Home (Video Segments and Lesson Plans)

This educational resource--five educational videos and an inquiry-based unit of study--will help students understand Executive Order 9066 and the resulting internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, the failure of political leadership to protect constitutional rights, the military experience of Japanese-Americans during WWII, and examples of discrimination and racial prejudice the Japanese-American community faced before, during and after WWII. 

VIDEOS/DOCUMENTARIES

Injustice at Home (Full Documentary)

During WWII, almost the entire population of Japanese Americans on the West Coast were forcibly removed from their homes and incarcerated. Their only crime was looking like the enemy. Featuring the inspiring stories of people in our community, this one hour documentary focuses on Japanese Americans during WWII, both inside and outside the evacuation zone; chronicling their struggles and perseverance.

Career Explore Northwest

CareerExploreNW is a community tool designed to help middle and high school students explore college and career pathways through job spotlight videos and an informational website.
 

Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life | A Civil Rights Pioneer in the Northwest

Based on the biography by Jim Kershner of the same name, KSPS's Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life is the inspiring life story of a man who changed attitudes about civil and gender rights in Eastern Washington. He was a tireless fighter for racial equality and justice on the state and national level.  

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Education Director
Bukola Breczinski
bbreczinski@ksps.org
509.443.7748

Education Specialist
Braden Marjerison
bmarjerison@ksps.org
509.443.7735