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Discover the Secrets of Underground London

posted on January 29, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Discover the Secrets of Underground London
Are you as obsessed with the new seasons of Downton Abbey and Sherlock as we are? Then join PBS LearningMedia in unveiling aspects of London’s past which are now hidden underneath the city in Secrets of Underground London. From the ruins of a Roman amphitheater to human bones preserved under the foundation of the Museum of London, you will not believe your eyes! Uncover the past of one of the world’s most famous cities and share... Read More

2/14 Application Deadline: Time is Running Out to Become One of 100 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

posted on January 29, 2014 at 3:12 PM

2/14 Application Deadline: Time is Running Out to Become One of 100 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators
Apply to become a 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator by telling us how you are using digital media and technology to lead innovation in your school. Whether you are flipping your classroom or integrating tablets and mobile devices, we want to hear your story and share it with like-minded innovators. Submit an application and you could receive one year of FREE professional development, including virtual trainings, and an all-expense paid... Read More

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

posted on January 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators
PBS LearningMedia is looking for 100 of America’s most innovative educators that use digital media/technology in the classroom to become one of the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. Selected applicants will receive: All-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., for hands-on training at the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit. One year of free professional development opportunities including virtual trainings and... Read More

Global Makeover: Discover the Effects of Modernization

posted on January 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Global Makeover: Discover the Effects of Modernization
Teach students to understand how modernization may impact society, politics, the economy and the environment in places like China and India. In the year 2008 China hosted the Olympics, now China is a member of the WTO (World Trade Organization), these two factors set in motion a Communist country to transition to a market economy. Meanwhile, foreign investments by multinational companies to India's technology sector have had rippling... Read More

Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?

posted on January 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?
Iowa Public Television can help your educators use multimedia resources including mobile, audio, video, and interactive whiteboard resources.  Our resources come from programs, internet, video, and additional ways that IPTV and PBS have presence within the educational community. Great for 1:1 schools! Resources for PreK-12 Presentations can be any length IPTV travels to ANY school in Iowa No cost to you Resources... Read More

Budget Planning for the Unexpected

posted on January 20, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Budget Planning for the Unexpected
Have you ever found yourself short on cash at the wrong moment? PBS LearningMedia can help you get serious about planning a budget with this featured resource from Cyberchase. Help Harry figure out his budget for the evening. In the video clip, Harry takes Jenna on a date. When his cousin Harley shows up without his wallet, Harry must change his budget for the evening. Students record the changes to figure out the final amount left in Harry's... Read More

Exploring the World of Science and Engineering

posted on January 13, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Exploring the World of Science and Engineering
Have you ever pondered how NASA ensures what they send into space is really safe for the environment? Erick Ordoñez is a materials engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, who does this every day and has truly mastered a work-life balance. His story is sure to entice any student who has ever had aspirations of becoming an astronaut or being involved in the exciting world of NASA and outer space in... Read More

Celebrate IPTV's 45th Birthday! Show Us How IPTV is Used In Your Classroom

posted on January 6, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Celebrate IPTV's 45th Birthday!  Show Us How IPTV is Used In Your Classroom
Iowa Public Television is celebrating 45 years of service to Iowans and educators. IPTV would like to see how you, as an educator, use IPTV and PBS resources to engage students and enhance their learning. Send a photograph and caption showing how IPTV and PBS helps you be a more effective teacher and have a chance at being featured by IPTV on our social media pages, as well as in print and electronic newsletters. Send entries to Angela... Read More

Get Ahead of the Game with PBS TeacherLine and Win FREE In-Person PD for Your School

posted on January 2, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Get Ahead of the Game with PBS TeacherLine and Win FREE In-Person PD for Your School
This 2014 get ahead of the game! Tackle your professional development credits by taking a PBS TeacherLine course and learn the skills you need to lead a winning class! PBS TeacherLine offers an assortment of online development courses trusted by thousands of PreK-12 educators from 15 to 45-hour facilitated courses to 3-hour self-paced courses you can take on your own time. How can you win FREE PD? Enroll in one of our winter courses by... Read More

Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More

posted on January 2, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More
As we approach the New Year, now is a great time for you to catch up with FREE professional development resources that address many of the digital trends in the classroom. If you are a teacher or homeschooler who wants to use more technology with your students, but don’t know where to start, then PBS LearningMedia has the answer for you in this easy to digest recorded webinar all about integrating tablets, smart phones, laptops and... Read More

IPTV Introduces Math Mentorship

posted on December 31, 2013 at 12:54 PM

IPTV Introduces Math Mentorship
IPTV’s Ready for School Math Mentorship Curriculum serves as a model for mentoring Kindergarten students in an afterschool setting. Based on Common Core Standards for Kindergarten, which have been adopted in Iowa, Kindergarten students practice math skills with their older mentors in two ways: computer-based games and hands-on activities. Students play math skills games from PBS KIDS LAB, http://pbskids.org/lab and practice those... Read More

Discover Adaptive Technologies Used by Paralympic Athletes

posted on December 26, 2013 at 9:49 AM

Discover Adaptive Technologies Used by Paralympic Athletes
Ring in the New Year with the PBS LearningMedia staff and some of their favorite digital resources! As we look forward to Sochi in 2014, explore how science, technology, engineering and math can support athletes with physical disabilities as they compete at elite levels. These standards-based resources increase students’ awareness of Paralympic sports; highlighting the adaptive technologies used by Paralympic athletes and showcasing the... Read More

Move to the Beat and Find Out How Silent -e- Changes Everything

posted on December 26, 2013 at 8:31 AM

Move to the Beat and Find Out How Silent -e- Changes Everything
Celebrate the New Year with PBS LearningMedia & The Electric Company by exploring words that end with a silent -e- and learn how a silent -e- changes a short vowel sound into a long vowel sound. Fulfill that New Year’s resolution of being more active and entertain your students at the same time while rocking out with the silent -e- music video and teaching them four crucial areas of literacy: decoding, vocabulary, comprehension of... Read More

Spend or Save? Two Cents on Financial Planning

posted on December 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Spend or Save? Two Cents on Financial Planning
Check out this PBS LearningMedia collection of resources from Thirteen/WNET designed to engage students in financial awareness, economic empowerment and personal responsibility. The 25 resources that comprise the collection conceptually illustrate lessons regarding savings, investment, creditworthiness, entrepreneurship, and commerce.  Click HERE to learn about this resource created for students grades 7-12. While teaching your... Read More

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

posted on December 16, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century
Looking for a FREE and informative professional development resource that can help you better engage with students in the 21st Century? Learn how to ignite students' curiosity and ingenuity with this collection of PBS LearningMedia resources from the documentary Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century, produced by Twin Cities Public Television. Explore how exceptional instructors are increasingly using digital media and interactive... Read More
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