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IPTV at United Way of Siouxland's Event

posted on June 30, 2014 at 1:07 PM

IPTV at United Way of Siouxland's Event

The 2nd United Way of Siouxland Active Kid’s Day was held at Cook Park in Sioux City on Friday, June 20, 2014.  Almost 600 children from Kindergarten to grade 5 were present for the celebration.  Participating summer programs included Stella Sanford CDC, Beyond the Bell’s Unity, Spalding Park and Liberty programs, Mary Elizabeth Child Care Center, Mary J Treglia Community House, Girls, Inc. and Boys Club.  IPTV made it possible for each child to take home a book and summer reading activities following the...

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Posted on June 30, 2014 at 1:07 PM Comments

Don't Beat the Summer Heat – Turn it into a Learning Opportunity

posted on June 30, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Don't Beat the Summer Heat – Turn it into a Learning Opportunity

Use the summer heat as a chance to make cooking fun! The sun continuously provides earth with tremendous amounts of solar energy, most of which comes in the form of visible light. Sunlight, when transformed into usable heat, can be a practical source of energy for everyday tasks such as cooking food, heating water, or warming houses. A solar cooker is an insulated box that traps the heat of the Sun for cooking food. What better activity for students to engage with during the peak of June’s sunny...

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Posted on June 30, 2014 at 10:02 AM Comments

Experience History from the Inside Out with PBS LearningMedia's Past/Present

posted on June 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Experience History from the Inside Out with PBS LearningMedia's Past/Present

Now that summer is here, it’s time to get gaming! The time: May 1906. The place: The mythical town of Eureka Falls. Reach into a piece of American history with PBS LearningMedia’s Read More

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments

Inspire Summer Reading with The Electric Company!

posted on June 4, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Inspire Summer Reading with The Electric Company!

Just because school’s out doesn’t mean that it’s time to put the books down! We challenge you to give students a reason to read over the next few months and come back in the fall with enhanced reading skills. Who better to help than The Electric Company? Over thirty years ago, this educational television show dared to speak to youth in the voice of their generation. The Electric...

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Posted on June 4, 2014 at 11:34 AM Comments

This Memorial Day, Instill an Appreciation for Service

posted on May 26, 2014 at 12:00 AM

This Memorial Day, Instill an Appreciation for Service

Memorial Day is so much more than just a day to honor those who have served our country. We are grateful every day for the bravery and loyalty they have shown in the face of danger. Use this week as an opportunity to share with your students personal stories of service that will inspire them for years to come and truly engrave in their minds what it means to serve.

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Posted on May 26, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

Registration is Open Through May for the Iowa Public Television Teacher Training Institute

posted on May 19, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Registration is Open Through May for the Iowa Public Television Teacher Training Institute

Iowa Public Television invites you to register for the Iowa Public Television Teacher Training Institute which will be held June 13, 2014.  IPTVTTI will offer networking and professional development opportunities for educators from around the state.  Master Teachers, highly qualified educators who have been selected by IPTV, will present model lessons that are cross curricular and STEM based.  The opportunity to learn about IPTV and PBS resources, as well as how to submit your own qualifying lesson to IPTV for a stipend, will be offered in June at the Johnston Middle School located at...

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Posted on May 19, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

Breakdance Your Way Into the World of STEAM Education

posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Breakdance Your Way Into the World of STEAM Education

What do beatboxing and breakdancing have to do with education? As it turns out, a lot more than you might think!

Take a creative turn in your class this week and introduce your students to Rashidi Omari, the co-director of the Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company at the Destiny Arts Center in Oakland, CA. This violence prevention and arts education organization has been serving youth ages 3-18 for 22 years in a mission to end isolation, prejudice and violence in the lives of young people. It achieves this mission through after-school, weekend, and summer programs in dance, theater, martial arts, self-defense, conflict resolution, performance and youth leadership. Destiny’s core curriculum,...

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Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:21 PM Comments

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