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NOVA

posted on September 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA

NOVA offers 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...

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History Detectives

posted on September 18, 2012 at 10:46 AM

History Detectives

Help your students learn what historians actually do: research, analysis, and interpretation. History Detectives takes historical objects and sheds light onto the stories, people, and history of those objects.

Each episode of History Detectives brings a number learning opportunities to directly involve your students in the discovery of their own knowledge through collaboration, cooperation, research, and analysis. Whether you are looking for suggestions on how to help your students sharpen their research skills, help them to conduct their own historical investigations, or adapt lessons that challenge your student to apply skills to real-world...

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Secrets of the Dead

posted on September 17, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Secrets of the Dead

Part detective story, part true-life drama, Secrets of the Dead explores some of the most iconic moments in history to debunk myths and shed new light on past events. Using the latest investigative techniques, forensic science, and historical examination to unearth new evidence, the series challenges prevailing ideas, overturns existing hypotheses, spotlights forgotten mysteries, and ultimately can rewrite history.

Though the primary focus...

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The Best Resources for STEM Educators

posted on September 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM

The Best Resources for STEM Educators

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...

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Going 1:1. What's Next?

posted on August 28, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Going 1:1. What's Next?

Congratulations! Your school has gone 1:1. Every student now has a piece of technology in his or her hands. Your school district is getting recognition for taking the right step into the 21st century. The hard part is done, right? But now what?

With these new technologies in your classroom comes the possibility of truly changing the way education is done. Does the iPad connected to your projector just replace your normal whiteboard or is there the possibility for you to share information in different ways? Does the video player on each of your students' computers replace the television or can that player change the way your students interact with and consume media content. Does the technology you're using just extend the same, old teaching practices from 1950 or can it reshape the classroom. 1:1 gives your students the oppor­tu­nity to col­lab­o­rate with oth­ers in ways unimaginable twenty years ago. The entire library is at your students fingertips allowing them to research top­ics of inter­est. Most importantly, your students with a computer allows school learning to happen any­where at...

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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.

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Posted on August 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM Comments

When Science and Art Collide

posted on July 5, 2012 at 9:34 AM

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...

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Posted on July 5, 2012 at 9:34 AM Comments

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