GBCStories Brings The World to Your Classroom and You to The World.

GBCStories is a Digital Video Collection that continues to grow with inspiring, engaging interviews with professional athletes, war veterans, entrepreneurs, activists, physicians, 9/11 survivors, everyday citizens, and innovations from the 1920s to the present day.

View examples of Digital Video Stories and their corresponding Integrated Lesson Plans in English and Spanish!

GBCStories Brings The World to Your Classroom and You to The World.

GBCStories is a Digital Video Collection that continues to grow with inspiring, engaging interviews with professional athletes, war veterans, entrepreneurs, activists, physicians, 9/11 survivors, everyday citizens, and innovations from the 1920s to the present day.

View examples of Digital Video Stories and their corresponding Integrated Lesson Plans in English and Spanish!

Why You Need GBCStories

  • Primary source stories told by the people who lived them.
  • Scaffolded for English Language Learners with subtitles in English and Spanish.
  • Lesson plans in English and Spanish will enrich your instruction for Bilingual or Dual Language students.
  • Connects across content areas – History/Social Studies, Language Arts, STEM, Social Emotional Learning.
  • Differentiated by grade-level bands: 4-5, 6-8, 9-12.
  • Extension activities include graphic organizers, handouts, projects, writing activities, rubrics, and more.
  • Social Emotional Learning is integrated throughout each lesson to build connections, character, and empathy.

I Survived the Holocaust Death Camps: Marian's Story

Marian escaped the death camps by jumping off of a moving train, leaving everyone else behind. Hear the story of her remarkable reunion 40 years after the Holocaust.

Korean War Round Table

Dan Pak, Thane Deal, & Walt McGinnis share experiences and recount stories from the Korean War.

Former Dallas Cowboy Great, Ed "Too Tall" Jones: College Business

Ed reminisces about his college days and how he owned his own personal “car rental service.”

Jack Neal: Letters to Himself from Vietnam

Jack wrote a letter to himself during the Vietnam War to remind himself how grateful he was for all that he had.

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Now It's Time To Showcase Your School District And Programs To Your Community

As a Bonus, GBCStories Will Produce For You A Documentary Highlighting Your Achievements.

Allow your district and it's programs to shine within your community in which you serve. Share your accomplishments: students, teachers, alumni, sports, awards, community work, events, whatever you wish to share. Our award-winning team of documentarians will create a documentary for you to share on social media, your website, and for the communities in which you serve.

Benefits

Studies have shown that students are more engaged when teaching is combined with interactive multi-media. Our video-based sources help in numerous ways including:

  • Enlighten students by putting human faces on events and movements in history, science, sports other areas
  • Enrich curriculum by adding dimension and multiple perspectives. These stories help put the "social" in social studies and the "human" in humanities by showing students social/emotional aspects of individuals and groups in our history
  • Educate by reaching beyond the textbook to support your curriculum
  • Engage students with our activities and motivate to be active participants in their own learning and in our society
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GBCStories Connects Across Content Areas

We bring guest speakers into your classroom to inspire and ignite student learning through:

  • Language Arts- listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Social Studies/History
  • Science and STEM
  • Dual Language- English and Spanish
  • Social Emotional Learning

 

Aligned To National Frameworks and State Standards.

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