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Mission US Adds Mission 3

posted on November 15, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Mission US Adds Mission 3
Iowa Public Television and THIRTEEN announce the launch of “A Cheyenne Odyssey,” the third interactive game in the Mission US series of captivating, digital role-playing games created to engage middle grade students in the exploration of U.S. history. “A Cheyenne Odyssey” debuted on October 16, 2013, and supports the study of westward expansion in the middle grade American history curriculum. The game engages... Read More

PBS KIDS: Elementary STEM Resource Roundup

posted on January 16, 2013 at 1:46 PM

PBS KIDS: Elementary STEM Resource Roundup
IPTV offers opportunities to explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning through television and online content. Online access and digital media are dramatically changing the opportunities available to the teachers improving STEM education. A recent survey indicates that more teachers than ever before are turning to digital media resources to help their students understand... 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

IPTV's Best Educational Resources of 2012

posted on December 18, 2012 at 8:22 AM

IPTV's Best Educational Resources of 2012
2012 has been a busy and exciting year for public media. We saw the birth of some really amazing educational video, interactives, and resources that are truly changing the way teachers can access and use media in the classroom. From a new film from Ken Burns, to interactive periodic tables, to new web series that ask questions to truly challenge your students, there is something here that addresses part of your curriculum and is sure to... Read More

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6

posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6
NOVA ScienceNOW starts a new season with a brand new host, New York Times Tech guru who was host of NOVA Making Stuff and Hunting the Elements, David Pogue. Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season of NOVA ScienceNOW, tackles an array of thought-provoking topics including:  “How Smart Can People Get?"- in which Pogue finds out how the anatomy of his brain measures up to Albert Einstein’s; “What are... Read More

NOVA

posted on September 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA
NOVA offers a huge catalog of educational content that works for any number of subject areas, including ancient history, biology, earth science, physics, math, linguistics, music, technology, and engineering. NOVA is ideally suited for teachers. You can browse resources by subject areas or topics, narrow your search by media type or search grade level, or perform a basic search. NOVA offers thousands of resources including purpose-built... Read More

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

Elemental Resources

posted on March 27, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Elemental Resources
In celebration of NOVA’s new episode, Hunting the Elements, we thought putting together a list of elemental resources would be appropriate. Here you will find interactives, video shorts, quizzes, and a full list of science programs that deal with the elements, their properties, and a host of fascinating characteristics they share. NOVA’s new program asks the question: Where do nature’s building blocks come from? Host David... Read More

New Resources from PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Go

posted on March 20, 2012 at 2:31 PM

New Resources from PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Go
PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Go have released several new resources for students and teachers. From new episodes of Arthur and the Wild Kratts, to interactives from WordGirl, to teacher guides and lesson plans, these new resources are sure to help you innovate in your classroom, engage your students in new ways, and meet the needs of teaching and learning in a 21st century classroom. Be sure to continue following iptv.org/classroom throughout the... Read More

Math + Problem Solving = Cyberchase

posted on March 2, 2012 at 9:42 AM

Math + Problem Solving = Cyberchase
How do you help your students develop stronger math and problem solving skills? How do you create a positive environment about math? And how can you make math fun? Cyberchase can help. If you haven’t heard of or used Cyberchase before, it is a research-based adventure series and website that helps kids develop their problem solving skills around a huge variety of mathematical concepts. The series is designed for kids ages eight to... 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

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

Using Mission US in the Classroom

posted on November 22, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Using Mission US in the Classroom
Mission US: For Crown or Colony is an interactive game that allows students to step into the shoes of a 14-year-old apprentice who closely experiences the events that led up to the Boston Massacre. The game was extremely successful, and developers plan to launch a second "mission" in January, where students can follow the experiences of Lucy, an escaped slave preceding the Civil War. While technology and digital media are not the silver... 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
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