For Educators

Resources for Educators

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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.

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PBS TeacherLine

WSIU Public Television is a PBS TeacherLine station! 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.

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Teaching Channel

The Teaching Channel is a groundbreaking series that highlights inspiring teaching going on right now in America’s K-12 classrooms. It airs every Wednesday at 11 a.m. beginning October 26th.

Stories of Impact

Plum Landing

Plum Landing is an environmental science project which helps children ages 6-9 develop a love for and a connection to the Earth. Watch to learn more!

Intro to Kindergarten

“Intro to Kindergarten” is a video meant to prepare youngsters for their first school experience. Developed by the Ready To Learn outreach team at WSIU, this video features children and staff from North Side Primary Center in Herrin, Illinois.

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab

Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale learn to count, graph, and add with PBS KIDS online resources.

Expanding Your Horizons—Girls in STEM

Girls in junior high and high school work to create dance pads that sound a buzzer and flash lights.

WSIU Educational Services

Would your school or organization like to partner with WSIU on an educational project? Reach out to our Education & Outreach Services Field Representative, Beth Spezia at

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