Social Studies Programs & Resources
A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement
This new curriculum is designed to help educators discover the power of social media for teaching media and information literacy, critical thinking, communication, collaboration and technology skills while developing students' understanding of the political, social and economic issues facing our country at election time.
PBS VOTE 2008
For Educators and Students
The site provides lesson plans for educators and interactives for the classroom relating to Election 2008. See also Knowitall's Ready to Vote
|The American Experience
presents The Presidents
September 29 Ronald Reagan: American Crusade
October 6 Jimmy Carter
October 13 Richard Nixon
October 20, 22, 27 LBJ
|Fairfax Network presents
Shaping The Presidency
October 23, 1pm
As the 2008 Election Day approaches, a panel of guests examines how George Washington had a profound impact on defining the office of the president.
Biz Kid$ is a fun, 30-minute PBS television series about entrepreneurship and financial literacy that entertains and teaches kids how to make and manage money, while inspiring them to pursue their passions.
Week In Review
Friday nights on ETV
Washington Week features a group of journalists participating in roundtable discussion of major news events.
Teachers: use WWIR in the classroom
(see website for block feed info or
contact your DELC for copies)
The series identifies ordinary people who become extraordinary through their acts of great personal courage, and underscores the importance of a shared commitment to universal human values
ETV Radio Programming