(Grades K-12) Find thousands of videos, interactives, lesson plans, and other resource for your classroom.
(Professional Development) PBS TeacherLine now offers local graduate credit available through Morningside College and license renewal credit through AEA PD Online. TeacherLine offers a variety professional development courses online.
(Grades PreK-3) PBS KIDS Lab is a new website that focuses on math skills using any technology available, from mobile apps to online games and interactive whiteboard activities.
(Grades 6-12) An award-winning source for standards-based classroom resources in science, technology and engineering.
(Grades 7-12) Iowa Pathways is an in-dept website that covers Iowa History. Over 300 articles and thousands of videos, images, and maps to help illustrate Iowa's story.
(Grades PreK-3) Students create an interactive playground with PBS Kids Island. The site offers reading games and activities for children, and resources and literacy activities for parents and teachers.
(Grades 5-8) Mission US offers multiple multimedia interactive games set in different eras of U.S. history. Students role play as characters in the game to experience events and learn that history is about people who often made very difficult choices.
(Professional Development) Learn the best practices and strategies available for 21st century classrooms by watching master teachers do what they do best.
(Grades 7-12) American Experience is a documentary series that analyzes the people and events that have shaped America. The website allows you to watch full films online, download teacher’s guides, go behind the scenes to enrich your students' learning.
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The teacher's role in the classroom has dramatically changed the last twenty years. Instead of paper, pencils, and chalkboards, many schools have moved toward 1:1 classrooms, online videos, and apps.
IPTV's Classroom Connection site is an educational service to help teachers work in this new environment making it easier for educators to find and use high quality, innovative resources and gain access to timely, relevant news on the current trends in education.
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