outdoors

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...

Students at Computer

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...

IPTV Library Corners

Iowa Public Television's Ready for School Library Corners

Looking for a good way to connect your child to learning activities? Look no further than your local library! IPTV and 40 libraries across Iowa are partnering together to host Ready for School...

Teacher and student

Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?

Iowa Public Television can help your educators use multimedia resources including mobile, audio, video, and interactive whiteboard resources. Our resources come from programs, internet, video, and...

American Experience

Chemistry and Forensic Science Timeline

In the early 1900s, the average American's medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. Deadly chemicals such as radioactive radium, thallium, potassium cyanide, and morphine lurked in...

American Experience

American Experience

American Experience is a fantastic documentary series that analyzes the people and events that have shaped America.

Student using ipad

Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More

Now is a great time for you to catch up with FREE professional development resources that address many of the digital trends in the classroom. If you are a teacher or homeschooler who wants to use...

Teaching Channel

Teacher Channel: Inspired Professional Development

Everyone has a story about a remarkable teacher. Teaching Channel has several. Teaching Channel is a professional development site where teachers can watch educators teach. You can find lesson plans...