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IPTV Awarded Nearly $100,000 for Ready to Learn Grant

posted on October 26, 2011 at 8:14 AM

IPTV Awarded Nearly $100,000 for Ready to Learn Grant
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) announced that Iowa Public Television has been awarded up to $93,800 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS.  The funding was awarded through the community implementation phase of CPB's new Ready To Learn initiative.  Beginning this fall, twelve public television stations nationwide, including Iowa Public Television in Johnston, will implement new interactive content and educational games... Read More

PBS NewsHour Extra -- A Current Events Goldmine

posted on August 19, 2010 at 11:24 AM

This topical, up-to-the-minute current events resource is a 'must use' for social studies, science, language arts, economics, arts and media teachers. PBS NewsHour Extra was created especially for teachers and students in order to present a balanced view of current events and to make them understandable and relevant. Resources abound to help integrate news into the curriculum by way of lesson plans, teachers' guides, video clips, a student... Read More

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