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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

Student Created Documentaries

posted on August 21, 2012 at 8:16 AM

Student Created Documentaries
How do you get a group of students - who don't like a whole lot about school - excited about English class? This question led Karen Kayser-Kemp, from New Hampton High School, to design a new project for her 10th grade Foundations of English class. "Basically I had students who hated English or had difficulty in it," said Ms. Kayser-Kemp. To combat a growing apathy among her students, she ended up designing a lesson encompassing something... 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

Why Should You Use Multimedia in the Classroom?

posted on August 30, 2011 at 10:05 AM

Why Should You Use Multimedia in the Classroom?
Why should you use multimedia in the classroom?Multimedia has permeated every part of our society. As the 21st century progresses further, it will be even more important that students understand multimedia and transition from passive consumers to active, thinking users. As a teacher, you have the opportunity to engage your students like never before. Through interactive games, video clips, and podcasts, you can help meet the needs of your... Read More

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