What are your favorite publishers?

By Pam Shoemaker on Fri, 1/27/2017 at 1:34 pm
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Pam Shoemaker
Technology Instructional Coach, Walled Lake Consolidated Schools

I am going to be working with middle school teachers next week to help them create playlists. What are your favorite publishers? I'd like to highlight a few for each content area. Thank you!

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Gwen Smith
Educational Technology & Learning Specialist, SAFARI Montage

I love Schlessinger, IRC History Pictures, The Gilder Lerhman Institute and A&E content for Social Studies.

There's some great content for Math by Apperson, Numberphile and Mathispower4u.

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Karen Conen
SAFARI Montage Content Manager, SAFARI Montage

Hi Pam! We offer stellar middle school content from fabulous publishers such as A&E, BBC, PBS, Disney Education, National Geographic, Ambrose Video, Schlessinger Media and more. Some of my personal favorites include:

English Language Arts
BBC Shakespeare (Ambrose Video) - Julius Caesar, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet
Diary of Anne Frank (BBC)
Bridge to Terabithia (Disney Education)
Holes (Disney Education)
Johnny Tremain (Disney Education)
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (60second Recap®)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (60second Recap®)
Greek Mythology for Students (Schlessinger Media)
Writing for Students (Schlessinger Media)
Project Gutenberg eBooks

Bill Nye's Solving for X (Disney Education)
Common Core Math (Apperson)
The Educational Adventures of Max and Morty (Apperson)
Real World Math (Mazzarella Media)
Mathematica (PBS)
Mathemania (VEA)
Mathispower4u Web Links
MyWhyU Web Links
Khan Academy Web Links

Bill Nye the Science Guy (Disney Education)
The Science of Disney Imagineering (Disney Education)
How the Earth Was Made (A&E)
Modern Marvels (A&E)
The Genius of Invention (BBC)
Nature's Microworlds (BBC)
159 3D computer animation science videos (Fortuna Pix)
Video Vocab (Mazzarella Media)
Brain Games (National Geographic)
Physical Science in Action (Schlessinger Media)
PhET Interactive Simulations
Scientific American Video Web Links

Social Studies
America: The Story of Us (A&E)
Ultimate Guide to the Presidents (A&E)
America in the 20th Century (Media Rich Learning)
The Abolitionists (PBS)
Eyes on the Prize (PBS)
Ken Burns - Civil War, The West, The National Parks, The Roosevelts (PBS)
Latino Americans (PBS)
Colonial Life for Children (Schlessinger Media)
Life in the Middle Ages (Schlessinger Media)
The American Revolution for Students (Schlessinger Media)
Mini BIO web links (A&E)
National Archives Digital Resources

If you need anything else to help facilitate your Playlist project please let me know!