Daily News Story

In Alaska, roughly half of all students graduate from high school. See what steps teachers are taking to solve this problem.

Geography Awareness Week

Watch as experts trace the amazing history of geography from clay tablets to interactive, digital maps.

Immigration in the U.S.

President Obama spoke to the nation last night about extending deportation relief to millions of immigrants. Analyze his remarks using these timely support materials.

Interactive Map

Did you know that South America is Earth’s fourth-largest continent in area and the fifth-largest in population? Explore its physical and political characteristics with this interactive map.

Tablet Sweepstakes

Have you entered the "Get Your Tech On" sweepstakes yet? Don't miss out! This is your chance to win Samsung Galaxy tablets for your entire classroom.*

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: 12/2 @ 6pm EST

    Learn how to tap into the power of primary sources w/ experts from the Library of Congress!

  • Tablet Sweepstakes

    Enter our sweepstakes daily for a chance to win Samsung Galaxy tablets!* Learn more.

  • Productivity Tools for Teachers

    The Lesson Builder, Quiz Maker, and Storyboard tools make it easy to personalize learning.

  • #PBSLovesTeachers

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