Free webinar series for teachers tackles Shakespeare, marine science, and more

Social-networking site Classroom 2.0 has teamed up with PBS Teachers and Elluminate Inc. to provide a series of free monthly webinars designed to help K-12 educators learn new ways to integrate online instructional resources into their classrooms and engage students. This month’s webinar, “Diving into the Digital World of Marine Science,” featured Jean-Michel Cousteau, famed explorer, environmentalist, educator, filmmaker, and host of the PBS series Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. Participants learned how to access the free videos, standards-based lesson plans, and online games available on the Ocean Adventures web site. Previous webinars in the series included “Looking for Lincoln: Changing Views of History, Changing Views of Race,” “Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives,” “Remixing Shakespeare for 21st Century Students,” and “Using 21st Century Resources to Enhance Math Teaching & Learning.” All events are archived for viewing at any time.