Integrating Technology PreK-12 Workshops
ASSET/Eight Workshops – Workshops Available at no Charge!
ASSET continues to provide districts and schools with a host of
workshops for the classroom educator and parent community.
We can provide hands-on workshops in a computer lab for 1
hour, 2 hours, 3 hours or any customized timeframe you may
have. If you do not have a computer lab available, ASSET will
even provide whole group presentations. There is also the
option of scheduling a workshop and utilizing the ASSET computer
The focus of an ASSET/Eight workshop will be the integration of
technology including PBS web resources and on air programming
into the classroom. An ASSET workshop can meet the needs of
any grade level and subject from Pre-K through 12th grade.
Grade levels and subject area specialists can be combined
in the same workshop, or the workshop can specialize and focus
on specific areas, according to the district/school needs
broadcast program clips and then explore the research and
online resources supporting those clips for use in the classroom
the vast database of standards and research based resources
available with a single goal in mind related to integrating
PBS resources into one unit or area of their curriculum
how best to involve parents and community in making them aware
of these resources and how they support the efforts at school
Pre-K – 2
This workshop can integrate math, science, literacy and problem
solving with programming and online resources such as, Wordgirl,
Reading Rainbow, Maya & Miguel, Arthur, Curious George,
Between the Lions, Clifford and Fetch, along with PBS Kids
and PBS Parents. Become familiar with the multitude of educator
resources and student activities. *Additional workshops available
on literacy and caring for young children through ASSET’s
Ready to Learn initiative.
Grades 2 – 5
In this workshop, teachers will become familiar and utilize
programming and online resources that integrate math, science,
literacy and problem solving. Programming and websites may
include Reading Rainbow, Wordgirl, Arthur, Cyberchase, Fetch,
Maya & Miguel and PBS Kids Go. Teachers will become familiar
with and utilize resources and student activities.
Grades 6 – 8 and 9 - 12
This workshop will focus more on the specific subject area
needs of middle school or high school educators. Social studies,
math, science, problem solving, health & fitness writing
and literacy can be subject area highlights. This workshop
will integrate programming and online resources from Dragon
Fly, Nova, Scientific American Frontiers, Frontline, History
Detectives, American Experience and others.