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New Education Programs through IPTV

posted on August 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM

New Education Programs through IPTV
For over forty years, IPTV has broadcast the highest quality educational television programs for learners of all ages. Check out the list of new and returning educational programs scheduled for the 2012-2013 school year and be sure to investigate the companion Web resources such as teachers' guides and student activities. Remember that you can request copies of programs with duplication rights through your local Area Education Agency.... 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

Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program: Helping Students Find New Forms of Expression

posted on September 20, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program: Helping Students Find New Forms of Expression
Developed to accompany the Martha Speaks television series, the Reading Buddies program is a cross-age, innovative way for kindergarten and upper-level elementary students to increase their vocabulary, develop their self-esteem and social skills, and enhance their love of reading books. It works by bringing younger and older students together to watch a Martha Speaks episode, read a related book, and complete an activity. Each session helps... Read More

Using Video Through IPTV

posted on September 7, 2011 at 1:28 PM

Using Video Through IPTV
We faced a number of challenges as we redesigned IPTV’s educational webpage. The greatest hurdle, however, was managing the sheer number of resources that are available for teachers. With over 15,000 videos in IPTV's library, we wanted the educationally relevant ones to be easy for teachers to find and use. The educational videos are created as a supplement to your teaching, so it is not necessary to change your teaching practices to... Read More

The Dreaded Last 5 Minutes of Class

posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM

The Dreaded Last 5 Minutes of Class
During my student teaching semester last fall, one of the scariest moments was the last five minutes of class. That point when I wrapped up a super great lesson, where all the students seemed to “get it,” but there wasn’t enough time to have them start something new. Read More

Handouts for Early Child Care Providers and Preschool Teachers

posted on July 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM

The following printable resources provide parents, child care providers and educators with information about how they can use PBS KIDS programming and resources to help children learn. There are also tips and ideas about incorporating learning opportunities into everyday experiences. Please feel free to print and share them with someone you know today! PEG + CAT Activities Try these full activities and printables that were developed to go... Read More

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