Other Media Inspiration Resources
WHYY, the PBS station in Philadelphia, would be a good model of adapting to telecommunications for your own local ed tv channel.
CBC4Kids is the site for children's programming by the Canadian Broadcast Network.
WNET, a public television channel in New York, is offering "Nature", lessons from Wynton Marsalis, and a teacher training institute in integrating TV with new technologies.
Most newspapers, such as The New York Times, are now online. Search your local newspapers for tie ins to current class topics, everything from math (what does 3 for $5 really mean) to land use to weather across the globe.
The EDC site's Center for Children and Technology reports results of research studies comparing the effectiveness of various telecommunications media for spurring school reform.
The Newseum shows the front pages from 300 newspapers in the U.S. and around the world.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• High Performance Standards for Applied Learning
• Teacher Training: Math, Science and Technology Sampler
• Video Resources
• Photography Resources
• Disaster Preparedness
• Genetics, Genomes, DNA & Stem Cell Research