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The U.S. and Cuba have maintained a tense relationship for over 50 years. Now, they're ready to re-establish diplomatic relations. What was the impetus behind this major policy shift?

All About the Holidays

Have you ever wondered why we light candles, decorate trees, and give each other gifts around the holidays? You may be surprised by the origins of these familiar traditions.

Innovator Spotlight: Adam Babcock

Adam is a technology integration specialist in South Carolina and a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator. His published writings focus on edtech leadership and classroom technology integration. Get to know Adam and the class of 2014!

PBS Is Looking for America's Most Innovative Educators

Apply to the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for a chance to receive one year of FREE PD and a trip to PA!

Productivity Tools + More

Have you explored our productivity tools or student learning portal yet? See how these tools can help you personalize your lessons.

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.

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