Video Resources

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108 Degrees: Critical Response

Promotes prevention and proper response to Heat-related Illness.

Portraits of Courage: The Story of Women's Suffrage in Arkansas

Portraits of Courage explores women's suffrage in The Natural State, taking a unique look at some of the more influential Arkansas suffragists as well as some of the national figures who inspired their fight.

In Search of Arkansas

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas, sponsored by the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), is a helpful research tool for teachers and students. In Search of Arkansas takes a look at how to navigate the historical database. Ms. Ali Welky, Assistant Editor of the CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas (EoA), discusses the site's features and offers some suggestions for getting the most out of the EoA.

ALE – Alternative Education in Arkansas

Explores techniques and approaches used to reach struggling learners in successful ALE programs across Arkansas.

Re-enactment of After the Death of Anna Gonzales

Re-enacted scenes from After the Death of Anna Gonzales offer a powerful look at the effects of one girl's suicide on her high school.

Arkansans Ask: Common Core

This special episode of "Arkansans Ask" covers Arkansas’s Common Core State Standards.

Autism Awareness

A four-part professional awareness program to increase the knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Bell Ringer: The Invisible Brain Injury

Describes the short-term effects and long-term risks of concussions.

Leave Me Alone! Bullying!

Defines bullying, describes why bullying occurs, how to prevent it and what educators can do to help students who are bullied.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: When Seconds Count

Most student athletes are the picture of good health, but any seemingly healthy student could suffer from sudden cardiac arrest and when they do, seconds count. The good news is that with timely intervention sudden cardiac arrest is highly survivable.

Little Rock Central High School: 1957 Crisis

Introduces the 1957 crisis and provides a virtual tour of Little Rock Central High School.

Child Maltreatment (2017)

Discusses the legal responsibilities of being a mandated reporter.

"What is a Presidential Library?" Tour

Presidential Libraries are archives and museums, bringing together the documents and artifacts of a President and his Administration and presenting them to the public for study and discussion.

Common Core - Part 1

Explores the views and opinions of those for and against the new K-12 curriculum, Common Core.

Common Core - Part 2

Explores the views and opinions of those for and against the new K-12 curriculum, Common Core.

Common Core - Part 3

Explores the views and opinions of those for and against the new K-12 curriculum, Common Core.

Communicable Diseases

Educates coaches on the causation, transmission, treatment, and prevention of communicable diseases that affect young athletes.

Dyslexia Awareness

Takes a look at some of the indicators of dyslexia, the need for screening, response, and referral.

Human Trafficking: Arkansas Act 765 of 2017 - Arkansas Cases

Teachers and other school faculty members are uniquely positioned to recognize when a student may have been exploited and trafficked for something of monetary value, and Arkansas is not immune to this form of modern-day slavery.

Arkansas's First People

Features unique perspectives on American Indian cultural legacy.

Coaching Self-Expression

Arkansas 2019 Teacher of the Year Stacey McAdoo illustrates her relationship-based approach to nurturing self-expression in her students.

Hidden Wounds

Describes warning signs and behaviors typical with individuals who might be cutting themselves and covers how to get help.

Arkansas HS Computer Science Implementation

This session focuses on implementation of the new high-school courses. Includes a powerpoint.

Suicide Prevention - Looking Deeper

According to the Jason Foundation, four out of five teens display warning signs before they attempt suicide. In most cases, however, the seeds of trauma that brought them to that place were planted much earlier.

Arkansas K-8 Computer Science Implementation

This session focuses on implementation of the K-8 embedded standards and the Coding Block for Grades 7 and 8. Includes a powerpoint.

Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC - 1941 AD

"Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC–1941 AD" tracks the development of Arkansas's rich musical heritage, beginning with the discovery of a 200 BC Hopewell panpipe and concluding as King Biscuit Time hits the airwaves in 1941 Helena. "Origins" explores Arkansas's role in the development of fourteen distinct musical genres, as well as how the rich Arkansas soundscape has been influenced by various shifts in culture and Arkansas's unique geographical regions.

Teaching to Close the Opportunity Gap: Let Them Know

Stacey McAdoo, 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, shares deep insights about why and how she provides opportunities for young people to creatively pursue and express their ideas, addressing the opportunity gaps that exist for marginalized students and showing us how personalized, connective teaching helps students find authentic learning and growth.

Six Components of Parental Involvement - Part 1

Features an overview of Dr. Joyce Epstein's Six Components of Parental Involvement, given by Dr. Beverley Romanin.

Six Components of Parental Involvement - Part 2

Features an overview of Dr. Joyce Epstein's Six Components of Parental Involvement, given by Dr. Beverley Romanin.

Six Components of Parental Involvement - Part 3

Features an overview of Dr. Joyce Epstein's Six Components of Parental Involvement, given by Dr. Beverley Romanin.

The Perfect Storm: Personal Stories

The Perfect Storm is a collection of personal stories from people who have struggled with depression and thoughts of suicide.

Red Ribbon Week

Partnering with the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and State Drug Enforcement Director Kirk Lane, as well as the DEA and FBI, Arkansas PBS produced four public service announcements highlighting the toll opioids has had on Arkansas, and the programs and opportunities available to fight the problem of addiction in the state.

The new Arkansas K-12 Science Standards

What are the Arkansas K-12 Science Standards? Find out about this collaborative effort by watching this short video.

Arkansas: A Six Region Journey

Provides a unique multi-media exploration of each of the six geographical regions in the state.

Something to Talk About

Greg Adams, Program Coordinator for the Center for Good Mourning at Arkansas Children's Hospital, educates school communities about finding better ways to talk about suicide.

Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness

Covers the warning signs of suicidal youth, risk factors, intervention strategies and facts and myths associated with youth suicide.