Tuesday, March 18, 2014
SOLC 2014 Day Eighteen: Hooked on PBS--Women's History Month
My first mistake was turning on the bedroom television as I was getting ready to retire for the evening. It was already 930p, so I had no business getting wrapped up in a show. The 0430a alarm is not conducive to night owl behavior.
But I wanted to squeeze in a little stretching before bedtime, and I like to be distracted while I exercise, so I flipped through the channels and found this:
If the title intrigues you, head on over to the PBS website. I will be doing so after work today, to catch the first half hour of the series, as well as Part 3, which started at 11p here in Austin--and my sleep-deprived, though newly-informed, brain refused to stay awake any longer. The video does contain mature subject matter, but the educator's page provides suggestions for the K-8 level as well.
After I watch the rest of the documentary, I'm going to explore www.makers.com . Just a quick glance at the offerings has inspired me take a hard look at the biography selection in my library. The bigger question: will I be able to find titles for the elementary set on "Women Who Make America"?