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Get Your Tech On with PBS LearningMedia

posted on September 8, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Get Your Tech On with PBS LearningMedia
Is access to digital technology as essential as oxygen in this day and age? Is it the teachers, or the technology, that make school improvement possible? Can technology transform be failing schools? Today through November 30, PBS LearningMedia is helping you Get Your Tech On by maximizing technology in your classroom. More and more educators are tapping into the power of digital media and technology for teaching and learning. The variety of... Read More

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

Celebrate IPTV's 45th Birthday! Show Us How IPTV is Used In Your Classroom

posted on January 6, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Celebrate IPTV's 45th Birthday!  Show Us How IPTV is Used In Your Classroom
Iowa Public Television is celebrating 45 years of service to Iowans and educators. IPTV would like to see how you, as an educator, use IPTV and PBS resources to engage students and enhance their learning. Send a photograph and caption showing how IPTV and PBS helps you be a more effective teacher and have a chance at being featured by IPTV on our social media pages, as well as in print and electronic newsletters. Send entries to Angela... Read More

Mobile Apps Code Program

posted on November 21, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Mobile Apps Code Program
 Mobile Learning Program Once again PBS KIDS® and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) have joined forces with you and other outreach partners across the country to offer apps to children in low-income communities. The goal is to give preschool and early elementary school children access to PBS KIDS apps for free via community organizations like yours. Powered by a Ready To Learn Grant from the U.S. Department of Education,... Read More

150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

posted on November 19, 2013 at 9:02 AM

150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
“Four score and seven years ago…” Often referred to as the most important 272 words in American history, November 19, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s landmark Gettysburg Address.  PBS LearningMedia has a wealth of content available to help commemorate this event, including this clip from Lincoln@Gettysburg, which explores how in a troubled time... Read More

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

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

The Best Resources for STEM Educators

posted on September 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM

The Best Resources for STEM Educators
STEM education is the point of much discussion and scrutiny in education lately. From districts needing to improve students’ test scores in science and math to many leaders wanting the U.S. to be more globally competitive in technology and engineering, it is clear that improving STEM education will continue to play an important role in U.S. education. IPTV offers your students ways to explore new ideas related to science, technology,... Read More

Going 1:1. What's Next?

posted on August 28, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Going 1:1. What's Next?
Congratulations! Your school has gone 1:1. Every student now has a piece of technology in his or her hands. Your school district is getting recognition for taking the right step into the 21st century. The hard part is done, right? But now what? With these new technologies in your classroom comes the possibility of truly changing the way education is done. Does the iPad connected to your projector just replace your normal whiteboard or is... Read More

Education, Technology, and Iowa

posted on July 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Education, Technology, and Iowa
Recently, IPTV Education attended the Keystone AEA Technology Integration for Classrooms (TIC) Conference at Upper Iowa University in Fayette. It was a great conference, and it was equally amazing to see so many teachers doing such good in their classrooms. Technology, cell phones, and computers are all commonplace in today's world. Go to any office, coffee shop, or even a grocery store, and you will undoubtedly see people who are... 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

Top Resources for Science & Technology Teachers

posted on August 1, 2011 at 4:55 PM

Our top resources for science and technology educators. 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

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