Happy Halloween!

Halloween hasn't always been about candy and costumes. Take a look back at the historical origins of this spooky holiday.

Webinar: 11/5 @ 6:30pm EDT

Join historian, scholar, and host of the series "Finding Your Roots" - airing Tuesdays on PBS - for an exclusive virtual event! Learn more.

Daily News Story

This year's midterm elections will impact a number of local policy issues around the nation. Discover what's at stake.

New from PBS

JUST ANNOUNCED: PBS LearningMedia now offers a NEW student learning portal and suite of productivity tools for teachers. Get the scoop!

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PBS LearningMedia: Illinois Public Broadcasting Council Edition

  • Illinois Edition Pilot Project Report

    Click here to download the Final Report of the PBS LearningMedia Pilot Project.
    Click here to download the Executive summary.

     

  • Participating Stations

    WBEZ Chicago

    WCBU Peoria

    WDCB Glen Ellyn

    WEIU Charleston

    WGLT-FM Normal

    WILL Urbana

    WIUM Macomb

    WNIJ DeKalb

    WQPT Moline

    WQUB-FM Quincy

    WSEC/WQEC/WMEC Springfield

    WSIU Carbondale

    WTTW Chicago

    WTVP Peoria

    WUIS Springfield

    WVIK Rock Island

    WYCC Chicago

  • Illinois Public Broadcasters Recorded Webinars


    Learn how Illinois teachers enhance their lesson plans with Illinois Edition LearningMedia.

    Discover the power of media-based resources to inspire, educate and motivate your homeschooler.  Please join us for a deep dive into the free educational service, PBS LearningMedia with a particular focus on student-centered lessons and project-based learning. 

    Click HERE for a recording of our most recent webinar.

    Click HERE for an introductory webinar featuring Emily Dawson. Emily teaches science at Riverview Grade School in East Peoria and recently launched a weather balloon with her students! WATCH Emily and her students in action!

    Want to ignite your lesson plans and build reading skills across content areas? Click HERE to learn how Marybeth McCormick uses Illinois Edition in her second grade classroom at Sparta Primary Attendance Center in Sparta, IL.

  • State Superintendent Encourages Educators to Use Illinois Edition

    READ what Illinois State School Superintendent Dr. Christopher Koch has to say about Illinois Edition of LearningMedia.

News from PBS LearningMedia

  • Webinar: 11/5 @6:30pm EDT

    Join Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for a fascinating look at the science behind his storytelling.

  • Fall Webinar Series

    Sign up today for the "Get Your Tech On" webinar series to hear from experts and innovators.

  • #PBSLovesTeachers

    These educators LOVE to teach and are passionate about PBS LearningMedia. Find out why!

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