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 concepts, practice new skills, and engage in exciting, authentic learning...
Iowa Public Television offers thousands of educational resources free to all Iowa teachers. However, as a public media service, we have developed partnerships with a great number of media institutions that include other public television stations throughout the country, public radio stations, NASA, museums, and several other organizations. With these partnerships, Iowa Public Television is better able to provide teachers here in our state with even more great educational content. Here is a list of educational resources that are produced by some of our public media...
2012 has been a busy and exciting year for public media. We saw the birth of some really amazing educational video, interactives, and resources that are truly changing the way teachers can access and use media in the classroom.
From a new film from Ken Burns, to interactive periodic tables, to new web series that ask questions to truly challenge your students, there is something here that addresses part of your curriculum and is sure to inspire and engage. Here is a list of the top ten public media resources available through Iowa Public...
NOVAoffers a huge catalog of educational content that works for any number of subject areas, including ancient history, biology, earth science, physics, math, linguistics, music, technology, and engineering. NOVA is ideally suited for teachers. You can browse resources by subject areas or topics, narrow your search by media type or search grade level, or perform a basic...
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, engineering, and math through our standards-aligned educational television programs and high-quality, digital resources. Here are some of the best resources connected to STEM...
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 Read More
STEM or STEAM? When we talk about science, technology, engineering, and math, are there truly four individual, separate subject areas or can there be overlap? Is it advantageous if these subjects are segregated or can education benefit when these four subjects are somehow linked? Now, today, many education experts want to throw an 'a' into the mix, combining arts education with...
(Grades 2-5) A research-based video series and website designed to help students develop math and problem-solving skills in a number of curricular areas from geometry and measurement to data analysis and per-algebra.
(Grades 5-9) Build it; learn it! Become a junior architect and build two virtual environments using geometry and measurement skills. Math by Design encourages problem solving and critical thinking, while helping to build mathematical skills for students taking algebra I and II
(Grades 5-9) This program is designed to help students understand real-world applications of Algebra I. Interrelated video segments and interactive tools support student learning of algebraic concepts related to music, fashion, videogames, restaurants, basketball, and special effects.
(Grades 4-8) Think like a mathematician in this digital learning adventure for pre-algebra students. Work through intriguing math-based puzzles while immersed in an exciting narrative in which students work to find their lost pet and save the world from curious, quirky creatures.
ICN Videoconferencing Events for Math
Schedule these and other great math ICN sessions for your class:
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.
Contact IPTV to consult with an education specialist about specific resources.
In addition to programs developed specifically for educators, many programs from Iowa Public Television's prime-time schedule are used in classrooms across the state. These programs are made possible by the contributions of Iowa Public Television supporters.