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Read, Watch, Interact! Literacy for Grades 1-8

posted on March 18, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Read, Watch, Interact!  Literacy for Grades 1-8
Have you tapped the power of digital media in your classroom?  Join Iowa Public Television for a deep dive into PBS LearningMedia, a free service of thousands of media-rich resources, including the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection.  This free webinar, hosted by Iowa Public Television and PBS LearningMedia will zero in on middle school literacy strategies and showcase two of the Common Core-aligned cross-curricular... Read More

IPTV and ICN Partner to Support Education with PBS LearningMedia

posted on March 3, 2014 at 1:45 PM

IPTV and ICN Partner to Support Education with PBS LearningMedia
Iowa Public Television (IPTV) and the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) are looking forward to working together via PBS LearningMedia to support enhanced educational opportunities for educators and students in Iowa. PBS LearningMedia has over 35,000 digital resources available for educational use. This effort builds on the ICN’s dedication to education that the ICN has demonstrated by providing high-speed Internet and data to schools... Read More

The Science of Winter: Snowflakes

posted on December 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Science of Winter: Snowflakes
Are all snowflakes truly unique? What are the physical forces that drive snowflakes to come in so many shapes and sizes? In this lesson brought to you by PBS LearningMediaTM, students build an apparatus that creates conditions similar to a winter cloud and produce their own snow crystals indoors. By watching the snow crystals grow, they learn about the molecular forces that shape ice crystals, and gain a deeper understanding of the... Read More

The Science of Winter: Polar Sciences Collection

posted on December 2, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Science of Winter: Polar Sciences Collection
Earth's polar regions may seem remote, but they are an integral part of the entire Earth system. For example, pollution from other areas affects Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems, and changes in the icy landscapes of the polar regions may influence global ocean circulation patterns and accelerate climate change. The fourth International Polar Year (IPY) was a 2007–2008 international campaign to advance polar science and better understand... Read More

Teachers' Domain Becomes PBS LearningMedia

posted on July 8, 2013 at 1:09 PM

Teachers' Domain Becomes PBS LearningMedia
You may have heard staff from Iowa Public Television rant and rave about PBS LearningMedia. You may already use Teachers' Domain. Chances are that if you are on our site, then you already know what Teachers' Domain is and likely use it. That's great! You might have heard that Teachers' Domain is transitioning into PBS LearningMedia. If you use either of these services, then the following information is important to you! What's happening with... Read More

TRY THIS! Summertime Learning Experiments

posted on June 26, 2013 at 2:19 PM

TRY THIS! Summertime Learning Experiments
This summer, use PBS LearningMedia’s “interactives” to experiment, manipulate, and investigate! With over 30,000 free videos, interactive games, audio clips, essays, and lesson plans, PBS LearningMedia helps you to keep learning alive all season long. Invite your students to explore velocity, temperature, fish adaptations, and climate with this collection of featured games: Cooking with Sugar, Grades 5-8 Investigate the... Read More

African Americans in History

posted on January 30, 2013 at 12:00 AM

African Americans in History
February marks the beginning of Black History month: a time to celebrate the extraordinary African Americans upon whose shoulders an entire people were lifted. It’s also a chance to remember the considerable hardships these pioneers endured in pursuit of equality. This month and beyond, we encourage you to spend some time with your students celebrating the countless contributions of African Americans. IPTV has hundreds of resources... Read More

The Best Resources for STEM Educators

posted on September 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM

The Best Resources for STEM Educators
STEM education is the point of much discussion and scrutiny in education lately. From districts needing to improve students’ test scores in science and math to many leaders wanting the U.S. to be more globally competitive in technology and engineering, it is clear that improving STEM education will continue to play an important role in U.S. education. IPTV offers your students ways to explore new ideas related to science, technology,... Read More

Eight Great Ways to Save and Share Resources

posted on July 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Eight Great Ways to Save and Share Resources
Summer is here, and between vacations, the pool, and some much needed time off, you may at some point start looking for educational resources for the upcoming school year. The amount of educational content on the Internet is staggering. There is so much out there, that the problem isn't about finding resources, but rather, about saving the resources you do find. Printing everything off seems antiquated and isn’t that green. So rather than... 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

PBS LearningMedia Toolkit

posted on February 14, 2012 at 3:10 PM

PBS LearningMedia Toolkit
PBS LearningMedia is the brand new digital library from IPTV and PBS designed for educators to engage students in media-rich learning environments with videos, audio, and interactives. With over 16,000 resources, and more being added every week, PBS LearningMedia is the place to re-imagine classroom learning, transform your teaching, and engage your students in new ways. On this post, IPTV has provided you with a toolkit of resources to... 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

Help! I'm an American Literature Teacher. What Resources Do You Have for Me?

posted on October 10, 2011 at 10:15 AM

Help! I'm an American Literature Teacher. What Resources Do You Have for Me?
As an English teacher, it's easy to repeat yourself year after year. You may teach The Great Gatsby, because the novel is an integral piece of American literature that helps your students explore the ideas of the "American Dream" in ways that other pieces of literature cannot. When is it time to reinvigorate your curriculum with new resources, however? When should you exchange that same mimeographed handout from 30 years ago with other... Read More

Using Video Through IPTV

posted on September 7, 2011 at 1:28 PM

Using Video Through IPTV
We faced a number of challenges as we redesigned IPTV’s educational webpage. The greatest hurdle, however, was managing the sheer number of resources that are available for teachers. With over 15,000 videos in IPTV's library, we wanted the educationally relevant ones to be easy for teachers to find and use. The educational videos are created as a supplement to your teaching, so it is not necessary to change your teaching practices to... Read More

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