thinking skills are at their best as students tackle the tough issues
featured on the Explore More DVDs. Students explore and investigate
timely issues through interactive menus, scene selections, special
features, and stakeholder viewpoints, culminating in a DVDquesta
problem-based learning challenge. Students interact with the content,
with experts, and with each other as they consider thought-provoking
questions, explore compelling issues, review expert interviews, and
solve complex problems.
DVDs enhance the learning experience by:
students to apply what they learn in the classroom to the real
an efficient and effective method of accessing indexed media clips.
the flexibility for whole-class presentations or individual or
small group work at student desktops.
section for more information about the content of these DVDs and
tips for using them in your classroom.
The 30-minute feature video gives the big picture, increases awareness, and facilitates discussion with thought-provoking issues and expert interviews.
Choose a scene or select a specific program clip.
Interact with interview clips of stakeholders and experts on the issues.
Questions and Reflections
Explore more with this engaging menu of thought-provoking questions.
Investigate the contents of the DVD to solve this real-world challenge.
Tips for Using DVDs
This list of tips provides ideas for leveraging this exciting and versatile technology in your classroom.
All project materials are available at no cost to Iowa educators. If you are an Iowa teacher and have a question about obtaining a copy of the VHS or DVD program, please contact us.