Holiday moods often run the gamut between joy and melancholy. And, an Ohio State University researcher says an individual’s great expectations have a bearing on whether someone smiles or frowns. College of Social Work Professor, Gilbert Greene, says the key is to identify whether stress is likely to help or hurt one’s mood.
Welcome To WOSU Educational Services
Look around and sample our content and services. You may find what suits you as you browse: video and games for young learners on PBS Kids, WOSU Ready To Learn workshops, WOSU-produced resources for the classroom and thousands of curriculum-targeted digital resources on the national site, PBS Learning Media.
Connecting school work to the job world is an essential exercise with solid benefits to students. The video profiles in Career Connections bridge school and work by giving insights into a wide array of jobs including careers in STEM, information technology, international business and health and wellness. Watch videos in this series.
WOSU’s Emmy award-winning series Columbus Neighborhoods is now available for classroom use.
Instructional resources culled from the documentaries, short digital learning objects classified into topics aligned to targeted academic standards have been created to bring Columbus’ vibrant history to life in the classroom.
The video segments are supported by lesson plans, annotated and ready for easy retrieval and integration across curricula. View Columbus Neighborhoods Instructional Resources.
It’s a creative circuit for youth. What does that mean? It means that teens in Columbus can now connect with friends and each other to create their own digital media projects, learn 3D printing, edit movies, develop animation and design art installations. And more. What does it cost? It’s free! Just go to Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Wexner Center for the Arts or WOSU Public Media. Each location will have the tools, tips and mentors to get you started. Learn more here!
Ready to Learn
WOSU’s Ready To Learn service helps parents, teachers and caregivers use public television resources to help children develop a lifelong love of learning. It’s a combination of on-air, online, print resources and community outreach designed to help parents, caregivers and educators get young children ready for school. WOSU builds partnerships with community organizations such as Head Start agencies, child care centers, libraries, COSI, child care resource and referral agencies and local Job and Family Services. Learn more.
Ohio Ready To Learn Workshop Information
This is a state-funded program targeted to home-based care providers. Participants are encouraged to sign-up for all three workshops as a series. Each workshop is 2 hours in length. Workshops are provided by the Ohio Educational Television Stations through a grant from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Workshops are free and Approved for Step Up to Quality Training Hours. IACET CEU credit is available for these workshops. ODJFS In-service forms will be provided to each participant. Learn more!