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PBS Teacherline

WSIU is a PBS TeacherLine station, and we are pleased to offer educators throughout the region an accredited professional development program which helps teachers acquire the skills they need to prepare students for a successful future.

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.

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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.