Local and National Standards
PBS TeacherLine develops courses in alignment with national standards developed by leading professional organizations, including those listed below. In addition, PBS member stations can customize course content so that it meets local and state education standards.
National Standards Organizations
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM is the largest nonprofit professional association of mathematics educators in the world.
Teaching and Technology
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
ISTE is a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders in educational technology.
Reading / Language Arts
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)NCTE is a renowned professional association of educators in English Studies, Literature and Language Arts.
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