2016-2017 Ready for School Communities

Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early childhood education continues with the expansion of its Ready for School initiative.

peg and cat

PEG + CAT is a preschool series that follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills

Measure Up App

PBS KIDS debuted a new, free app designed to help kids build math skills and empower parents to support their learning. Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds, PBS KIDS Measure Up! focuses on building kids...

Daniel Tiger

This animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and uses Rogers’ landmark social-emotional curriculum. Through imagination,...

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced partnerships with Iowa Public Television (IPTV) and four other public media stations in Indiana,...

IPTV Education Handouts

The following printable resources provide parents, child care providers and educators with information about how they can use PBS KIDS programming and resources to help children learn. There are also...

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...

child using an ipad

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.

IPTV 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...

Kid's Doing Science

Little Discoverers: Big Fun with Science, Math and More! is a digital destination with interactive Sesame Street games, engaging videos, and fun, hands-on activities aimed to inspire young children...