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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

An Art Teacher's Perspective of Media and the Arts

posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:00 AM

An Art Teacher's Perspective of Media and the Arts
Off Book explores cutting edge arts and the artists that make it. Breaking the mold of the definition of art, Off Book  explores the avant-garde, the experimental and the underground art forms that are supported by online communities. The bi-weekly, web exclusive series includes episodes on typography, steampunk, internet culture, video game art and more. All of these videos may help support a variety of interests your students could... Read More

Why Teach the Arts?

posted on November 29, 2011 at 9:31 AM

Why Teach the Arts?
The arts are cross-curricular. An English teacher can show a performance of Patrick Stewart playing Macbeth. A history teacher can tie a rock and roll clip to women’s rights. Likewise, a math teacher can show the deep level of mathematical computer programming skills, in addition to creativity and artistic skills, that are required by independent developers to create video games. Kids sometimes will have an interest in a particular... Read More

The Dreaded Last 5 Minutes of Class

posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM

The Dreaded Last 5 Minutes of Class
During my student teaching semester last fall, one of the scariest moments was the last five minutes of class. That point when I wrapped up a super great lesson, where all the students seemed to “get it,” but there wasn’t enough time to have them start something new. Read More

Top Resources for Arts Teachers

posted on August 1, 2011 at 4:50 PM

Our top resources for educators in the arts. Read More

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