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Iowa's Own Makes it as a Digital Innovator

posted on April 9, 2014 at 10:22 AM

Iowa's Own Makes it as a Digital Innovator
Leslie Pralle Keehn is a currently technology integration consultant for Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency out of Blairsburg, Iowa, and previously taught 6-12 grade Social Studies and computer. She became passionate about using technology very early in her social studies classroom after receiving a grant to buy a Nintendo Wii for her classroom. She is passionate about gamification, blended learning, global connections, and student creation... Read More

The Best Public Television Resources of 2011

posted on December 29, 2011 at 2:27 PM

The Best Public Television Resources of 2011
www.pbslearningmedia.org PBS LearningMedia, a next-generation digital service that lets students dive deeper! PBS LearningMedia is the destination for easy access to thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources. Explore with ease. Best of all, it's free for teachers. Read More

IPTV Awarded Nearly $100,000 for Ready to Learn Grant

posted on October 26, 2011 at 8:14 AM

IPTV Awarded Nearly $100,000 for Ready to Learn Grant
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) announced that Iowa Public Television has been awarded up to $93,800 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS.  The funding was awarded through the community implementation phase of CPB's new Ready To Learn initiative.  Beginning this fall, twelve public television stations nationwide, including Iowa Public Television in Johnston, will implement new interactive content and educational games... Read More

The Launch of PBS KIDS Lab

posted on October 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

The Launch of PBS KIDS Lab
PBS KIDS has launched a site with tons of new apps for kids age two to eight with the goal of building upon and improving math skills. The games revolve around well-known PBS KIDS characters, including Sid the Science Kid, Curious George, The Cat in the Hat, and the crew from The Electric Company. However, PBS KIDS Lab is not just an aggregate site. It is a cross platform destination where kids can access the games both at home and at school... Read More

Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program: Helping Students Find New Forms of Expression

posted on September 20, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program: Helping Students Find New Forms of Expression
Developed to accompany the Martha Speaks television series, the Reading Buddies program is a cross-age, innovative way for kindergarten and upper-level elementary students to increase their vocabulary, develop their self-esteem and social skills, and enhance their love of reading books. It works by bringing younger and older students together to watch a Martha Speaks episode, read a related book, and complete an activity. Each session helps... 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

PBS TeacherLine

posted on June 19, 2011 at 2:49 PM

PBS TeacherLine
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. Read More

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