Caucus Iowa: Journey to the Presidency

Explore the History of the Iowa Caucuses with IPTV and PBS LearningMedia

A new PBS LearningMedia collection from Iowa Public Television’s recent Caucus Iowa: Journey to the Presidency documentary explores how Iowa became the political epicenter and first major electoral...

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PBS TeacherLine

Iowa Public Television is a PBS TeacherLine station, and is pleased to offer educators throughout the state a professional development program that helps teachers acquire the skills they need to...

Orphan Train Riders

PBS LearningMedia Collection: Explore the History of the Orphan Train Movement

Between 1854 and 1929, nearly a quarter of a million children from the East Coast of the United States were resettled under what came to be known as the Orphan Train Movement. The goal of the...

Ready for School

Iowa Public Television's Ready for School

The goal of Iowa Public Television's Ready for School initiative is to work with Iowa communities efforts to strengthen the math and literacy skills of children ages 2-8. This work is focused on...

Trouble at Grainly Farms

Trouble at Grainly Farms

In this interactive case study, students apply their understanding of natural selection, adaptation, inheritance of traits and nematodes to help remedy the trouble at Grainly Farms.

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PBS LearningMedia Reaches 120,000+ Resources!

PBS LearningMedia announced that it now offers more than 100,000 digital resources available to PreK-13+ educators. Resources are aligned to National and Common Core State Standards.


Iowa Outdoors in the Classroom

Iowa Outdoors focuses on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa’s natural resources. From giant caves that sprawl for miles underneath the surface of Iowa, to...

City Farm

City Farm

Everyone knows that foods like vegetables, grains, meat and fruits are grown or raised on farms. Most of us, however, get our food from a grocery store rather than from a garden or farm. If a...

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What Is Cyberlearning?

We are living in the information age. The development of networked computer technology has created a world in which information flows freely, and children are growing up in a digital world where such...

TED Talk Education

TED Talks Education: "Build Relationships with Your Students."

“We’re educators. We’re born to make a difference,” says Rita Pierson, who has spent 40 years as a dedicated educator. The difference she refers to is not only helping students learn, but being a...