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Annenberg Learner partners with South LA Best Buy Teen Tech Center and Russell Westbrook Middle School to expand access to technology

Nov 16, 2023
Over the fall semester, Russell Westbrook Middle School students participated in a 10-week Interactive Animation Workshop at the South LA Best Buy Teen Tech Center...

Valuable Classroom Resources For Summer Learning From Statistics in Schools

Jun 16, 2023

For parents or caretakers looking for a way to keep students engaged and learning during the summer months, Statistics in…

Annenberg Learner Celebrates Opening of South LA Teen Tech Center

Jun 02, 2022

Annenberg Learner joined the AnnenbergTech team to celebrate the grand opening of the Best Buy Teen Center in South LA…

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Annenberg Learner and Step up Tutoring Partner to Recruit Volunteer Tutors for Los Angeles Elementary Students

Apr 20, 2021

During the month of April, Annenberg Learner and Step Up Tutoring will conduct the Annenberg Learner Spring Challenge, a recruitment…

The Education (Re)Open Turns to Global Community for Solutions to Educational Challenges

Apr 20, 2021

As schools begin the process of reopening after the COVID-19 pandemic, learners and educators at every level are facing an…

Annenberg Learner Teams Up with LAUSD and Discovery Education to Launch New Partnership

Aug 24, 2020

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Discovery Education, and Annenberg Learner today announced a new partnership providing educators, students…

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Zoom and Data Privacy

Jul 17, 2020
Even in the best of times, the planning and execution of an engaging lesson for a classroom full of students is a difficult task. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has required educators to rethink their lesson planning in order to conduct classes remotely.

The Revolutionary Power of Television in Education

Jul 01, 2020
As teachers and parents have had to treat yet another symptom of the coronavirus — the need for kids to be schooled at home — one of the most potent solutions has turned out to be decidedly old school: television.

Press Release: Annenberg Foundation and Two Bit Circus Foundation Ignite Lifelong Love for Arts and Sciences with Free STEAM-Based Online Projects

May 28, 2020
Two Bit Circus Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization, announced today it is collaborating with the Annenberg Foundation’s educational division, Annenberg Learner, to provide free access ...

Press Release: NOLA-PS Partners with Annenberg Foundation to Provide Free Educational Programming to Families and Teachers

May 18, 2020
NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) and the Annenberg Foundation have partnered to broadcast Annenberg Learner programming on NOLA-PS TV free of charge to help support continued distance learning needs ...

Resources to Frame Discussions of COVID-19

Apr 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has many of us thinking about infectious disease, and how our individual choices affect the health and welfare of our communities.

Free K-12 Educational Resources (online and for noncommercial broadcasting)

Mar 27, 2020
A message for K-12 teachers, students, parents and guardians: We hope that you are staying safe. While schools are closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), many of you will be looking for online materials so that your students can continue learning while at home.

It’s Here! You’re Viewing the New Annenberg Learner Website! 

Aug 15, 2019
We are excited to announce our new and improved Annenberg Learner website. Featuring a more user-friendly experience, simplified search, and filtering features that will quickly lead you to the content you want ...

Exciting News for Journey North!

Aug 10, 2019
Journey North has found a new home at University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. Please visit them at

Games for Change Student Challenge Los Angeles 2019 Celebration!

Jun 04, 2019
View the list of student finalists and winners in the Games for Change Student Challenge Los Angeles 2019 competition.

Teacher Appreciation: Defying Gravity- Teachers Who Keep Reaching

Apr 29, 2019

By Lilly Strieder (guest contributor) When I think of the teachers that have inspired both me and my education, two…

List of Recent Series Discontinuations

Nov 16, 2018
Availability of Learner series and student interactives is subject to change. View the latest list of discontinuations.

You Don’t Have to Be an Adult to Write a Novel

Oct 23, 2018
Participating in NaNoWriMo this November? Find resources to get your students writing.

Celebrating the Games for Change Student Challenge LA Finalists and Winners

Jun 07, 2018
View the list of student finalists and winners in the Games for Change Student Challenge Los Angeles 2018 competition.

Technology and the Developing Brain

May 08, 2018

Guest post by Gretel Galo. As technological advances like Alexa™ continue to enhance the capacities of the smart home, parents,…

The Games for Change Student Challenge Kicks Off in Los Angeles (2017)

Nov 28, 2017

At the start of the school year, 22 teachers from 19 LAUSD and affiliated charter schools met at Skylight Studios…

Immigration: Push, Pull, or Both? (Part 3)

Oct 20, 2015
What factors drive people to leave their own countries (push) and what factors attract people to new countries (pull)?

U.S. Immigration: Legal v. Illegal (Part 2)

Oct 07, 2015

View “Part 1: Ancient Immigration” and “Part 3: Immigration: Push, Pull, or Both?” of this series on immigration. We’re used to…

Ancient Immigration (Part 1)

Sep 30, 2015

Immigration is a hot topic in the U.S. today, loaded with political meaning and characterized by heated debates over who…

How can schools prepare for discussions of controversial issues? (Part II)

Sep 10, 2014

In Part I of this post series, we looked at the reasons why schools should allow discussions of controversial issues.…

Should schools allow discussions of controversial issues? (Part I)

Sep 04, 2014

[OP-ED] On Saturday, August 9 in Ferguson, Mo., a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, a young black man, sparking…

Have You Flipped Your Classroom Yet?

Feb 24, 2014

In January 2014, CBS News produced a feature story on the flipped classroom, thrusting the model even further into mainstream…