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Interactive Learning

posted on May 24, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Interactive Learning
Schools have found an alternative way to equip children with flexible and adaptive skills by allowing them to learn through playing interactives and videogames. In the hands of a skilled teacher, interactives can engage students in ways that a textbook cannot. A great amount of research has gone into the effectiveness of using video games in the classroom. From giving students the ability to deeply analyze and interact with material to... Read More

10 Ways to Use PBS LearningMedia in the Classroom

posted on May 17, 2012 at 12:00 AM

10 Ways to Use PBS LearningMedia in the Classroom
PBS LearningMedia™ is your destination for easy, instant access to thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos and interactives perfect for the Interactive Whiteboard, plus audio and photos, and even in-depth lesson plans. You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia™ is free for educators. Register today! Read More

Governor Releases Blueprint for Education Reform in Iowa

posted on October 4, 2011 at 2:41 PM

Governor Releases Blueprint for Education Reform in Iowa
Over the summer, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds held an education summit that sought ideas and strategies for what might be done to improve Iowa’s education system. According to the Department of Education’s report, Rising  to Greatness: An Imperative for Improving Iowa’s Schools, that was released concurrently with the start of the education summit, Iowa has slipped in its standing as an educational... Read More

Iowa, Did You Know?

posted on September 9, 2011 at 3:15 PM

Iowa, Did You Know?
How is education reform currently happening in Iowa?Over the summer, Governor Branstad invited teachers, administrators, and state leaders, to the Iowa Education Summit, a two day conference held with the purpose of opening up a dialogue about education reform in the state. Keynote speakers included U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie; and Standford University Professor, Linda Darling-Hammond; among... Read More

Why Should You Use Multimedia in the Classroom?

posted on August 30, 2011 at 10:05 AM

Why Should You Use Multimedia in the Classroom?
Why should you use multimedia in the classroom?Multimedia has permeated every part of our society. As the 21st century progresses further, it will be even more important that students understand multimedia and transition from passive consumers to active, thinking users. As a teacher, you have the opportunity to engage your students like never before. Through interactive games, video clips, and podcasts, you can help meet the needs of your... Read More

America’s Largest Classroom Just Got Bigger

posted on August 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

America’s Largest Classroom Just Got Bigger
IPTV is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new multimedia resource for teachers and students. It’s called PBS LearningMedia, and it contains a massive collection of digital content from public broadcast stations from around the country. Read More

21st Century Teaching and the Future: What Iowa’s Teacher of the Year Has to Say

posted on August 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

21st Century Teaching and the Future: What Iowa’s Teacher of the Year Has to Say
Growing and learning as educators is a message that Iowa’s 2011 Teacher of Year, Molly Boyle, wants to get across to teachers. “Our world is continually changing, and education needs to do its best to keep up with these changes,” said Mrs. Boyle. “If teachers aren’t willing to grow and adapt, then they will fall behind.” Read More

Mission US - Free Online History Games

posted on September 9, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Mission US - Free Online History Games
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... Read More

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