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Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Movement 515, Des Moines  (#0)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Movement 515, Des Moines (#0)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:33 PM

Young performers from Des Moines' diverse range of schools hone their skills in the classroom and at a weekly creative writing workshop called Movement 515. This video segment explores how students and teachers come together to combine the... 04:31 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City (#0)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City (#0)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Teen Spotlight focuses on Spoken Word Poetry in Iowa City and the Iowa Youth Writing Project's work with students at Elizabeth Tate High School. An aim of the Project, which was founded by graduates of the University of Iowa's renowned Iowa... 03:17 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry (#101)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry (#101)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Full Program: Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry, explores how the power of poetry is being heralded throughout Iowa. Rhythmic performances by Des Moines area teens examine “the jagged stuff of life” from the October 11, 2013 Share the Mic event. Teen... 28:30 Read More »
Postville: Five Years Later (#0)

Postville: Five Years Later (#0)

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:43 PM

PTV examines the community impact of the 2008 immigration and customs enforcement raid in Postville, Iowa. 28:00 Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Student-produced Bullying Videos (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Student-produced Bullying Videos (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:42 PM

In 2012, Governor Terry Branstad’s Bullying Prevention efforts called for students to develop their own videos expressing view points from across Iowa on the impact of bullying in their community. Here are highlights from the student... Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Marshalltown Student Roundtable Discussion (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Marshalltown Student Roundtable Discussion (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Join students from Marshalltown, Iowa as they analyze and define the characteristics of bullying. Learn more about cyber bullying and efforts being made to help curb bullying in schools. Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Harding Middle School Profile (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Harding Middle School Profile (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Students can remember a time when physical fights and bullying were common at Harding Middle School in Des Moines. Learn how the once troubled school has created a positive culture where students are thriving. Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Sioux City Profile (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Sioux City Profile (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 1:58 PM

The Sioux City Schools opening up their district to a documentary film crew to look at the issue of bullying. Following the film, the district, community and media joined forces to combat the problem. Read More »
A Dream Fulfilled: The Saga of George Washington Carver (#0)

A Dream Fulfilled: The Saga of George Washington Carver (#0)

posted on July 15, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Full Program: This children's opera traces the life and career of George Washington Carver from Winterset and Indianola, Iowa, to the halls of Congress to the prestigious Tuskegee Institute. 57:46 Read More »
Iowa and the Civil War (#105)

Iowa and the Civil War (#105)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:43 PM

Full Program: For years Iowans had provided an escape route for African Americans fleeing slavery. When war broke out, 10,000 Iowa sons volunteered to fight to preserve the Union. 28:38 Read More »

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