Instructional Television - Catalog

Subjects: Mathematics
Grade(s): 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

STUDIO M emphasizes problem-solving as well as basic mathematical skills. Oskar the Clown, sponsor of the television show, “Sells” addition, subtraction and multiplication.

Grade(s): All Levels

Inspired teaching, like any great art, should be seen. The Teaching Channel sets out to just that with a series of videos that showcases teachers’ inspiring and effective teaching practices in America’s schools. The show features a variety of topics -planning, class culture, behavior, differentiation, Common Core, assessment and much more. The Teaching Channel lifts the curtain
on inspiring classrooms not only at the above website, but also on their YouTube and Facebook channels. Be sure to check out this series, along with the website and social media avenues for inspiring insight into what your colleagues around the country are doing!

Subjects: Reading/Language Arts
Grade(s): 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

This video workshop will show intermediate elementary teachers how to help their students transition from "learning to read" to "reading to learn."

Subjects: Earth Science
Grade(s): 11th Grade

Test the Waters is a CET Learning Services project designed to provide teachers and community members with information about water quality. Cincinnati like many other older American cities is facing challenges posed by an aging infrastructure. Decaying systems threaten our public water supply. Water treatment systems are also facing new challenges from our 21st century life style. Test the Waters will make citizens aware of these serious problems and increase understanding of the various ways they are being addressed by our public utilities and government. Every citizen needs to make informed choices in order to become good stewards of our water supply.

Subjects: Reading/Language Arts
Grade(s): 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

This Language arts curriculum was developed to improve the reading and writing skills of middle school students. Students take on the role of reporters and editors as they engage in the real-life challenges of reporting news and publishing a newspaper.

Subjects: Ohio History
Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Just outside of Columbus stands the Governor’s Residence, a Jacobean Revival mansion built in 1925. Then residents, Governor Bob Taft and First Lady Hope Taft, share their holiday traditions since arriving at the
Residence in 1999, and encourage all Ohioans to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. A wonderful holiday special or Christmas day program.

Subjects: Science
Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Peer into the microbial world with this comprehensive microbiology series. This series helps students understand microbial functions and how microorganisms affect everything from medicine to environmental issues to global politics. Dynamic visuals - such as animations and scanning electron micrographs - and case studies including DNA testing and dramatic battles against dangerous viruses illustrate the work and effects of microorganisms. Students gain an enhanced appreciation of the field of microbiology as they meet scientists carrying on their investigations in the lab and in the field. Unseen Life on Earth is designed for general microbiology courses for majors and allied health students. It is also useful as a resource for life science courses in college and high school.

Subjects: Art, Mathematics
Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

Vertices: Geometry Meets Art focuses on Ohio’s Academic Content Standards in Geometry and Visual Art for grades K-2. Components of the project include Professional Development videos for educators, including pre-assessment tips, questioning strategies, building an effective rubric and effective feedback techniques; student videos on predicting new shapes, recognizing geometric shapes, creating 3-D objects and building 3-D buildings; lesson plans and assessment tools; Careers in Math videos, and additional resources.

Subjects: Biology, Science
Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

This series of five programs will be excellent tools for teaching, learning and understanding cell biology. Using the newest DVD technology, it will aid in the mastering of concepts and vocabulary of cell biology.

Subjects: Science
Grade(s): 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

Imagine students having the potential to track a dangerous storm across the state of Ohio. This is just one of the possibilities for classrooms using WEATHER OR NOT, a multimedia project geared toward students in grades 6-8 that allows users to examine local weather conditions and phenomena.