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  1. Nominate the Teacher Who Influenced You Most

    May 20, 2011

    Teacher Appreciation Week may be over, but there is still time to nominate your favorite educator to win a chance at a Kindle, a DVD copy of the widely acclaimed film Pushing the Elephant, and other cool prizes. Send us your nomination no later than next Monday, May 23rd for consideration. We'll announce the top five later that week, and let the world decide the

  2. New Lesson Plans Arrive for Pushing the Elephant

    April 6, 2011

    ITVS Community Classroom announces the launch of an exciting new resource for teachers, NGOs and youth serving organizations, based on Pushing the Elephant, which aired last week on Independent Lens. This powerful family portrait is set against the wider drama of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. When civil war came to Rose Mapendo’s Congolese

  3. Hey Teachers! You’ll Dig This

    May 13, 2010

    If you’re a teacher, we know times are tough. You are struggling to enrich your classroom, but beset on all sides by budget cuts, growing class sizes, and a dearth of basic supplies. Fear not – the new ITVS.org will help you find free (yes free) standards-based resources for your classroom that will engage and inform your students in new and innovative

  4. Celebration of Teaching and Learning Conference: ITVS Community Classroom Offers Free Materials

    March 12, 2010

    Last week, Annelise Wunderlich, ITVS’s national community engagement and education manager, attended the Celebration of Teaching and Learning Conference –– one of the biggest professional development conferences for educators in the country. Get her take on the event below.Recently, my colleague Chi Do, ITVS’s associate director of