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...

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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.

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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...

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Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

How can we leverage digital media in schools? That is one of the central questions in the film Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century , which explores how exceptional instructors are...

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Social Media in Education. Is it a Good Thing?

There are a great number of arguments, however, for why social media should be used in education—the most compelling being that since its inception, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. have been sites that students want to use.

Penn Station

The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station

The original Penn Station was considered an architectural jewel of the Big Apple in its heyday, but how did it get built? And why was it ultimately demolished? “For most people, it wasn’t until that...

History Detectives

Crack the Case

How do we develop and support theories about historical events using primary and secondary research sources? In this lesson based on PBS’s History Detectives , your class will answer that very...