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10 Ways to Use PBS LearningMedia in the Classroom

posted on May 17, 2012 at 12:00 AM

10 Ways to Use PBS LearningMedia in the Classroom

PBS LearningMedia is the brand new digital library from IPTV and PBS designed for educators to engage students in media-rich learning environments with videos, audio, and interactives. With over 14,000 resources, and more being added every week, LearningMedia is the place to reimagine classroom learning, transform your teaching, and engage your students in new ways.

There are a great number of ways to go about searching for different resources, but what are the most effective ways to use this new service? That being asked, here are ten steps that will make it easier for you to innovate in the...

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Posted on May 17, 2012 at 12:00 AM Comments

Everyday is Earth Day

posted on April 16, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Everyday is Earth Day

April 22 marks Earth Day, and in honor of this special event, IPTV has provided a combination of educational resources to help you broaden, diversify, and promote the environmental movement in the classroom. Although Earth Day is celebrated only one day each year, these resources are meant to be used every day.  Help your students take a proactive role in their communities by exploring the concepts of sustainability, ecology, and environmentalism. Help make everyday an Earth...

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Elemental Resources

posted on March 27, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Elemental Resources

In celebration of NOVA’s new episode, Hunting the Elements, we thought putting together a list of elemental resources would be appropriate. Here you will find interactives, video shorts, quizzes, and a full list of science programs that deal with the elements, their properties, and a host of fascinating characteristics they share. NOVA’s new program asks the question: Where do nature’s building blocks come from? Host David Pogue takes students through the world of weird, extreme chemistry: the strongest acids, the deadliest poisons, the universe’s most abundant elements, and the rarest of the rare--substances cooked up in atom smashers that flicker into existence for only fractions of a second. Check out this...

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Helping Girls Find Interest in STEM Careers

posted on February 27, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Helping Girls Find Interest in STEM Careers

How do you encourage girls to find a love of science and engineering? Women have made tremendous progress in education and the workplace during the past 50 years. While breaking down the gender barrier has seen some positive improvement, even in historically male fields such as business, law, and medicine, there is still an uneven gap between men and women in STEM careers. Even though women make up half the country's work force, they comprise less than 25 percent of STEM-related jobs and only 20 percent of bachelor degrees in STEM...

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Posted on February 27, 2012 at 3:10 PM

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, clear writing, and crisp editing. Just as...

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Interactive Whiteboard Games from PBS KIDS

posted on January 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Interactive Whiteboard Games from PBS KIDS

It has finally happened. Your school had some extra funds and bought new technology for your classroom. Now you have an interactive whiteboard sitting in front of your students. It seems like a great piece of technology, but how do you use it in the classroom?

Whether it is a Smartboard, Promethean, a Mimio, or one of many other interactive whiteboards out on the market, IPTV and PBS have games, interactives, and the tools you need to engage your students in new...

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Posted on January 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM Comments

The Best Public Television Resources of 2011

posted on December 29, 2011 at 2:27 PM

The Best Public Television Resources of 2011

2011 has been an exciting year regarding media. Many students entering high school today were likely born into homes with some sort of access to the Internet. People are consuming more media today than any other time in history. Increasingly, more teachers are seeking professional development through online media than through traditional sources. And cell phones, tablet computers, and other mobile devices offer new ways to access media that are radically changing what students need to know in a 21st century...

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Posted on December 29, 2011 at 2:27 PM Comments

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