Research Shows PBS LearningMedia’s Impact on Student Achievement

| June 3, 2015

June 03, 2015 • By Colleen Pierce • Eight, Arizona PBS • AZEDNEWS

Eight, Arizona PBS is pleased to share the results of an impact study released during the PBS Annual Meeting in late May in Austin, Texas.

PBS LearningMedia, a free media-on-demand service designed for K-12 classrooms, revealed new study results that demonstrate the potential impact of these PBS educational resources on student achievement.

The PBS LearningMedia Impact Study, conducted by Education Development Center’s Center for Children and Technology, investigated the potential impact on student performance when the resources available through PBS LearningMedia were integrated into existing curriculum.

An example of these resources is Eight, Arizona PBS’ original video series, “Real-Life Math,” which aims to show middle school students why understanding math is crucial to success in the real world. The project is comprised of a collection of short videos featuring real life professionals from a variety of careers who employ math in the workplace on a daily basis. The goal of the program is to help middle school students understand why math is necessary for life-long success.

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