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2/14 Application Deadline: Time is Running Out to Become One of 100 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

posted on January 29, 2014 at 3:12 PM

2/14 Application Deadline: Time is Running Out to Become One of 100 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators
Apply to become a 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator by telling us how you are using digital media and technology to lead innovation in your school. Whether you are flipping your classroom or integrating tablets and mobile devices, we want to hear your story and share it with like-minded innovators. Submit an application and you could receive one year of FREE professional development, including virtual trainings, and an all-expense paid... Read More

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

posted on January 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators
PBS LearningMedia is looking for 100 of America’s most innovative educators that use digital media/technology in the classroom to become one of the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. Selected applicants will receive: All-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., for hands-on training at the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit. One year of free professional development opportunities including virtual trainings and... Read More

Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?

posted on January 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?
Iowa Public Television can help your educators use multimedia resources including mobile, audio, video, and interactive whiteboard resources.  Our resources come from programs, internet, video, and additional ways that IPTV and PBS have presence within the educational community. Great for 1:1 schools! Resources for PreK-12 Presentations can be any length IPTV travels to ANY school in Iowa No cost to you Resources... Read More

Get Ahead of the Game with PBS TeacherLine and Win FREE In-Person PD for Your School

posted on January 2, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Get Ahead of the Game with PBS TeacherLine and Win FREE In-Person PD for Your School
This 2014 get ahead of the game! Tackle your professional development credits by taking a PBS TeacherLine course and learn the skills you need to lead a winning class! PBS TeacherLine offers an assortment of online development courses trusted by thousands of PreK-12 educators from 15 to 45-hour facilitated courses to 3-hour self-paced courses you can take on your own time. How can you win FREE PD? Enroll in one of our winter courses by... Read More

Iowa Public Television Connects with Educators

posted on October 14, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Iowa Public Television Connects with Educators
Iowa Public Television continues to make stops around the state of Iowa, connecting with educators along the way. IPTV has enlightened educators as they learn about free resources that are captivating, current, and aligned to rigorous standards. In the last few weeks, IPTV has attended and presented at conferences such as the Iowa Technology and Education Connection, Green Hills AEA 21st Century Learners’ Conference, STEM Active Learning... Read More

Opportunities for Summer Professional Development

posted on June 13, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Opportunities for Summer Professional Development
Summer is the perfect time to invest in yourself and tone your teaching muscles! PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for K-12 educators, offers a full schedule of more than 80 online courses that span a range of subject areas, grade levels and time commitments. Their newest 3-hour self-paced learning courses give you the training you want in an even more flexible format.  Browse Course... Read More

New Teaching Channel Episode

posted on June 4, 2013 at 1:19 PM

New Teaching Channel Episode
The Teaching Channel is an exciting series that highlights some of the best teaching practices that include topics such as: new teacher experience, bullying, Common Core State Standards, digital literacy, and the arts. This series is hosted by Sarah Brown Wessling who was the National Teacher of the Year for 2010. These one-hour episodes air weekly and are connected to a variety of resources that extend beyond the intriguing show itself. The... Read More

Teacher Appreciation Week

posted on May 7, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Teacher Appreciation Week
Teachers, you make a difference in the classroom. You are the ones who inspire. You share knowledge and a process to thinking that helps students succeed in countless ways. Everyone at IPTV is thankful for what teachers do. To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we’ve collected a series of resources that highlight what teachers are doing in the classroom. Here you'll find documentaries of teacher and principal success stories, online... Read More

Social Media in Education. Is it a Good Thing?

posted on April 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Social Media in Education. Is it a Good Thing?
"This instrument can teach, it can illuminate; yes, and it can even inspire. But it can do so only to the extent that humans are determined to use it to those ends. Otherwise it is merely wires and lights in a box."-Edward R. Murrow This famous quote by Edward R. Murrow  was in reference to television over fifty years ago. It was a new form of media. People were watching hours of programming each week, and many experts wondered what... 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

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

Teacher Channel: Inspired Professional Development

posted on December 20, 2011 at 2:53 PM

Teacher Channel: Inspired Professional Development
Everyone has a story about a remarkable teacher. Teaching Channel has several. Teaching Channel is a professional development site where teachers can watch educators teach. You can find lesson plans, support materials, create notebooks for your own ideas, share resources with others, and follow teachers who you would like to model. Inspired teaching, like any great art, should be seen. Teaching Channel lifts the curtain on inspiring... Read More

Governor Releases Blueprint for Education Reform in Iowa

posted on October 4, 2011 at 2:41 PM

Governor Releases Blueprint for Education Reform in Iowa
Over the summer, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds held an education summit that sought ideas and strategies for what might be done to improve Iowa’s education system. According to the Department of Education’s report, Rising  to Greatness: An Imperative for Improving Iowa’s Schools, that was released concurrently with the start of the education summit, Iowa has slipped in its standing as an educational... Read More

Free Environmental Science Professional Development Sessions from PBS TeacherLine

posted on September 30, 2011 at 10:26 AM

Free Environmental Science Professional Development Sessions from PBS TeacherLine
Explore the best practices for teaching global climate change to middle and high school students with these free, self-paced professional development modules for teachers. Each module includes STEM resources that will increase your knowledge of climate change concepts and can be used directly with students. Dive into the modules that interest you. This professional development experience was funded by NASA's Global Climate Change Education... 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
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