PBS TeacherLine is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of
Education and offers high quality, standards-based graduate-level
courses for K-12 teachers. PBS TeacherLine provides professional
development through facilitated courses that meet national and local
standards, through supportive and collaborative learning communities and
exemplary internet-based resources.
Currently, there are over 145 courses offered
in the areas of Reading, Language Arts,
Science, Mathematics and Instructional Strategies. Teachers who complete
PBS TeacherLine courses are eligible for continuing education, professional development and/or graduate credit.
For more information about how to get involved with TeacherLine, contact Beth Spezia by email or by phone at (618) 453-5595.
Looking for Classroom Resources? Check out PBS LearningMedia
WSIU and its PBS partners from across the state have launched PBS
LearningMedia Illinois Edition, a new library of FREE digital media
resources and support materials designed for the classroom,
homeschooling use and professional development.
PBS LearningMedia is your destination for direct access to thousands of
classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources. PBS
LearningMedia builds on the strength of public media and is designed to
improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. Resources are
aligned to Common Core and national standards and include videos and
interactives, as well as audio, documents, and in-depth lesson plans.
You can browse by standards, grade level,
subject area, and special
collections. You can
also favorite, and share resources with your class
and colleagues through folders and social media. Best of all, PBS
LearningMedia’s basic service is free for PreK-12 educators.