PBS Learning Media (formerly PBS Teachers' Domain) is an online library of free media resources from public television, owned and operated by WGBH Educational Foundation. this website offers a wealth of video and lesson plan materials. Content includes video, flash interactives, images, documents, lesson plans, and student-oriented activities. Upon free registration the site can be personalized using the Favorites "My Folders," "Shared with class" and "Shared with colleagues" tools. There is a Dance topic selection under Subjects. The African/African American Culture toolkit offers several fine titles. Each film segment offers a background essay and other materials. Sample a list of African dance videos and the Native American Heritage Collection.
To use PBS Learning Media from the public interface, without logging in, choose the appropriate level from Grade, if desired, then "The Arts" from Subject, then "Video" from Type. After clicking "Search," you can select "Dance" from Subject choices on the left side, and choose among sub-topics.
Forum Network (WGBH Forum) is a PBS and NPR public media service in collaboration with public stations and community partners across the United States. Through this expanding network, audio and video lectures are made available online reflecting a diverse range of perspectives on local and global topics. Forum Network is also archived via The Internet Archive. The Forum Network online library features lectures by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. In this interface, click on the "Collection" tab. In Collection view, don't miss the "Show as List" icon that allows you to sort the list of programs in several different ways. Depending on which interface you consult, lectures are organized by both broad and specific subjects and, sometimes, series that are aligned with public station local and national programs. FN vIdeos on YouTube can be searched after clicking on the magnifying glass icon.