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Your Must-Have Education Resources for May

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The WHRO Education team has curated your must-have classroom resources for May. Engage your students with videos, activities and lessons about Asian & Pacific American Heritage Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, and more.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

12 Resources for Asian & Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian & Pacific American Heritage Month in your classroom with this curated collection of 12 invaluable resources from eMediaVA. From engaging lesson ideas to enlightening video clips, this collection aims to foster understanding, appreciation, and celebration of the rich cultural tapestry of Asian and Pacific American communities.


Video - Learn about the history of the holiday

Video & Activity with teaching tips
In this educational resource, students research Vietnamese refugees and discuss the power of storytelling. This resource also includes an activity on collecting a family or community story.

Recipe Video - Peter Bian shares his family's recipe and techniques for making Chinese dumplings—a staple at Lunar New Year celebrations.

Explore the entire collection.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

May marks Mental Health Awareness Month. Dive into the wealth of videos and resources available from Above the Noise and PBS throughout this month and beyond. Use them to initiate meaningful discussions about social-emotional learning (SEL) and mental health with your secondary students.

Is the Internet Making You Meaner? 

What is Imposter Syndrome, and What Can We Do About It?

Suicide Prevention: How Can Schools Help?

Is the Internet Making You Meaner?

Explore the entire collection.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

WHRO Education wishes all educators a fantastic Teacher Appreciation Week! Your dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment to educating and inspiring the next generation don't go unnoticed. We hope this week brings you joy, rest, and pride in all you do for your students and for finishing out the school year strong.

New on our Blog: 5 Classroom Activities to Engage Your Students This Week

WHRO is proudly owned by the 21 school divisions in the southeastern Virginia region. Learn more about the many educational resources that WHRO Public Media provides to educators and families.