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Scholarships Now Available to Middle School Science Teachers

posted on January 17, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Scholarships Now Available to Middle School Science Teachers
Iowa Public Television is looking for middle school science teachers interested in a free online course.  Through a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, 85 Iowa Middle School Science Teachers have the opportunity to take the course, Global Climate Change Education.  The PBS TeacherLine "Global Climate Change Education for Middle School" online course will begin February 27. This is a 6 week (3 credit) online course that... 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

PBS LearningMedia Toolkit

posted on February 14, 2012 at 3:10 PM

PBS LearningMedia Toolkit
PBS LearningMedia is the brand new digital library from IPTV and PBS designed for educators to engage students in media-rich learning environments with videos, audio, and interactives. With over 16,000 resources, and more being added every week, PBS LearningMedia is the place to re-imagine classroom learning, transform your teaching, and engage your students in new ways. On this post, IPTV has provided you with a toolkit of resources to... Read More

Trouble Learning Physics? Build a Trebuchet!

posted on February 2, 2012 at 8:52 AM

Trouble Learning Physics? Build a Trebuchet!
If you're a science teacher, the chances are that you know about NOVA. In fact, you may have used either a NOVA program or one of its online resources at some point in your career. NOVA is about curious people exploring interesting questions. The best part about the series, however, is that it can take what can be an often difficult-to-explain topic and produce a film that is as entertaining as it is informative, using the tools of good pacing,... 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

Local Graduate Credit Now Available Through PBS TeacherLine

posted on January 4, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Local Graduate Credit Now Available Through PBS TeacherLine
Iowa Public Television is pleased to announce that local graduate credit for PBS TeacherLine courses is now available through Morningside College.  PBS TeacherLine offers educators throughout the state ways to keep up-to-date on current technology, study the latest research, find new curriculum resources, and continue on a path of life-long learning. The focus of the partnership provides Morningside graduate credit for Iowa teachers... 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

STEM Educators—Join this Exciting Research Opportunity Through PBS TeacherLine

posted on September 13, 2011 at 9:59 AM

STEM Educators—Join this Exciting Research Opportunity Through PBS TeacherLine
You are invited to participate in an exciting opportunity to help evaluate the effectiveness of a new online graduate course, “Global Climate Change Education for High School” (GCC Course), by serving as a Control Teacher.As an incentive, you will receive a $50 stipend for completing the evaluation instruments, and for completing a PBS TeacherLine online course in science, math, or technology for high school educators during the... 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

America’s Largest Classroom Just Got Bigger

posted on August 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

America’s Largest Classroom Just Got Bigger
IPTV is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new multimedia resource for teachers and students. It’s called PBS LearningMedia, and it contains a massive collection of digital content from public broadcast stations from around the country. Read More

21st Century Teaching and the Future: What Iowa’s Teacher of the Year Has to Say

posted on August 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

21st Century Teaching and the Future: What Iowa’s Teacher of the Year Has to Say
Growing and learning as educators is a message that Iowa’s 2011 Teacher of Year, Molly Boyle, wants to get across to teachers. “Our world is continually changing, and education needs to do its best to keep up with these changes,” said Mrs. Boyle. “If teachers aren’t willing to grow and adapt, then they will fall behind.” Read More

Defining Online Learning

posted on August 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Defining Online Learning
What does online education mean? Is it a solitary experience, where students sit in front of their computers and complete the tasks asked of them? Is it a student in Clarinda who is taking a virtual course at a distance? Or is it something else. Read More

PBS TeacherLine

posted on June 19, 2011 at 2:49 PM

PBS TeacherLine
Looking for a course to meet your Department of Human Services re-certification hours? PBS TeacherLine courses, through Iowa Public Television, are now approved for re-certification hours, and will meet DHS requirements. This means that you can earn professional development credit online at home or school without the additional expense of travel or conflicts with your busy schedule. Read More

Mission US - Free Online History Games

posted on September 9, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Mission US - Free Online History Games
Mission US is an interactive adventure game designed to improve the understanding of American history by students in grades 5 through 8.The first game mission, For Crown or Colony? explors the reasons for Revolution through the eyes of both Loyalists and Patriots in 1770 Boston. The game, together with a rich variety of supplemental resources for students and teachers, is available for streaming and download at Mission US. Visit the website... Read More

Biz Kid$ Connects to 21st Century Skills

posted on July 14, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Biz Kid$ Connects to 21st Century Skills
Looking for a way to address financial literacy skills as a 21st Century Skill requirement of Iowa's Core Curriculum? Then tune in to Biz Kid$, a fun, new series for students in grades 5-10 that teaches financial literacy skills such as saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community. Each episode features several young business owners and philanthropists who share their success stories. Check here for a full broadcast... Read More

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