posted on July 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Iowa's largest community college, DMACC's main campus is located in Ankeny with other campuses in Boone, Carroll, Newton, Des Moines and West Des Moines. In an ongoing effort to bring the classroom to the student, DMACC also has several smaller locations in Des Moines proper as well as classrooms in Ames, Indianola, Knoxville and Perry. Classes are offered five days a week in the morning, afternoon and evening. You can find a class schedule,...
posted on June 19, 2011 at 2:49 PM
Looking for a course to meet your Department of Human Services re-certification hours? PBS TeacherLine courses, through Iowa Public Television, are now approved for re-certification hours, and will meet DHS requirements. This means that you can earn professional development credit online at home or school without the additional expense of travel or conflicts with your busy schedule.
posted on April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
The Metro Center is located in downtown Waterloo at 844 W. 4th Street. The Metro Center's urban location brings services to the heart of the community. Outlying sites for ABE/GED are located at Hawkeye's satellite centers in Cedar Falls, Waverly and Independence. Additional information can be found at http://www.hawkeyecollege.edu/business-and-community/extension-programs/default.aspx or by calling the Metro Center at 319-234-5745.
posted on March 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE) is located on the main campus in Marshalltown with other campuses located in Iowa Falls and Grinnell. Classes are also held in Eldora and Tama/Toledo. Additional information can be found at www.iavalley.edu/ivce or by calling the Adult Literacy Coordinator at 1-800-284-4823, extension 5780.Iowa Valley's Education & Training Center (IVETC) brings the services of Iowa Valley Continuing Education...
posted on February 11, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Electric Racer is a new, intergenerational digital game designed for 6 to 9-year-olds to play with their parents, caregivers, or other adult family members to help build reading skills in a fun and engaging way. Using The Electric Company’s vibrant characters and themes, Electric Racer is a fast-paced driving game that encourages active involvement from the adult player in scaffolding children’s literacy learning, while both...
posted on February 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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posted on January 31, 2011 at 12:00 AM
The main campus for Iowa Central Community College (ICCC) is in Fort Dodge with other campuses located in Webster City and Storm Lake. ICCC serves Buena Vista, Sac, Pocahontas, Calhoun, Green, Humboldt, Webster, Hamilton, and Wright counties. Additional information can be found at http://www.iowacentral.edu/adult_literacy/index.asp or by calling the Adult Literacy Coordinator at 1-800-362-2793 #1959 or 515-574-1959.
posted on December 6, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Teachers' Domain and NOVA have partnered on a new monthly STEM eNewsletter! Each month Spark will feature a handpicked selection of resources specifically tailored for classroom use, highlighting some of the best STEM media resources that NOVA and Teachers' Domain have to offer. Subscribe at no charge at NOVA Newsletter
Want more? Visit the NOVA Teachers and Teachers' Domain websites to tap the collection of great STEM-related video clips,...
posted on December 1, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Northwest Iowa Community College provides Adult Literacy services to residents of the following Iowa counties: Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Sioux and part of Cherokee. Through the Adult Literacy Program, adults have with an opportunity to improve their basic skills in order to advance in their careers and/or enter college. Instructors are also willing to assist in basic computer instruction, resume writing and preparation for entry into college. The...
posted on September 29, 2010 at 12:00 AM
The award-winning Explore More series is now available online adding to the already rich array of resources, challenges, tools and information surrounding the contemporary issues of water quality, alternative sources of energy, genetic engineering and working landscapes. Check it out!
posted on September 9, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Mission US is an interactive adventure game designed to improve the understanding of American history by students in grades 5 through 8.The first game mission, For Crown or Colony? explors the reasons for Revolution through the eyes of both Loyalists and Patriots in 1770 Boston. The game, together with a rich variety of supplemental resources for students and teachers, is available for streaming and download at Mission US. Visit the website...
posted on August 19, 2010 at 11:24 AM
PBS KIDS Island offers free reading games and activities for preschoolers, along with resources and literacy activities for parents and teachers. Geared toward emerging readers ages 2-5, the research-based site guides children through eight different literacy-building levels, including rhyming, letter identification, alliteration, phonics, letter sequencing, phonemic awareness, and reading/vocabulary. Take an island tour today!
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posted on August 19, 2010 at 11:24 AM
This topical, up-to-the-minute current events resource is a 'must use' for social studies, science, language arts, economics, arts and media teachers. PBS NewsHour Extra was created especially for teachers and students in order to present a balanced view of current events and to make them understandable and relevant. Resources abound to help integrate news into the curriculum by way of lesson plans, teachers' guides, video clips, a student...
posted on August 11, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Community colleges across the state of Iowa offer programs for adults who want to improve their reading, writing and speaking skills, work towards completing a high school diploma or learn more about essential workplace skills.
posted on July 14, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Looking for a way to address financial literacy skills as a 21st Century Skill requirement of Iowa's Core Curriculum? Then tune in to Biz Kid$, a fun, new series for students in grades 5-10 that teaches financial literacy skills such as saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community. Each episode features several young business owners and philanthropists who share their success stories.
Check here for a full broadcast...