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The Creativity of Indie Video Games

posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 PM

The Creativity of Indie Video Games
The video game industry is now bigger than Hollywood, with hundreds of millions of dollars spent developing these interactive experiences. But there are also small-scale developers working in the indie game realm, creating unique and experimental video games. Working “indie” is all about small teams working on artistic visions and the freedom to explore creative ideas. Many are drawn to indie video game-making because there... Read More

Public Media Across the Country

posted on January 9, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Public Media Across the Country
Iowa Public Television offers thousands of educational resources free to all Iowa teachers. However, as a public media service, we have developed partnerships with a great number of media institutions that include other public television stations throughout the country, public radio stations, NASA, museums, and several other organizations.  With these partnerships, Iowa Public Television is better able to provide teachers here in our... Read More

Choosing Quality Educational Apps for Kids

posted on July 19, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Choosing Quality Educational Apps for Kids
As kids become more tech-savvy in today's world of mobile devices, parents can find themselves overwhelmed with choices and unsure how to judge what’s appropriate for their kids. Iowa Public Television's educators, in conjunction with PBS Parents, offer tips to help guide parents' decisions when selecting educational and appropriate mobile applications (apps) for their kids. "When kids are engaged, they learn," said Terry Rinehart,... Read More

Interactive Whiteboard Games from PBS KIDS

posted on January 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Interactive Whiteboard Games from PBS KIDS
It has finally happened. Your school had some extra funds and bought new technology for your classroom. Now you have an interactive whiteboard sitting in front of your students. It seems like a great piece of technology, but how do you use it in the classroom? Whether it is a Smartboard, Promethean, a Mimio, or one of many other interactive whiteboards out on the market, IPTV and PBS have games, interactives, and the tools you need to... Read More

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