West Virginia LearningMedia http://wvpublic.org en Concerns About Road Construction, Beckley Annexation, Teaching Teachers, Charleston's Barbeque http://wvpublic.org/post/concerns-about-road-construction-beckley-annexation-teaching-teachers-charlestons-barbeque <p></p><p>Beckley could become the third largest city in the state if plans to annex some communities go through. State roads are in poor condition and contractors who work on these roads worry about the federal funding shortfall.&nbsp; And Adrian Wright began his barbeque business in Charleston on a street corner.&nbsp; Now he owns his own restaurant.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:01:03 +0000 Beth Vorhees 15735 at http://wvpublic.org Concerns About Road Construction, Beckley Annexation, Teaching Teachers, Charleston's Barbeque South Charleston Students Test Launch Their Satellite http://wvpublic.org/post/south-charleston-students-test-launch-their-satellite <p>Students in teacher Joe Oliver's computer science class at South Charleston High School have successfully conducted a test launch of the CubeSat.&nbsp;</p><p>Watch the student made video here and see the satellite soar into the sky, transmit pictures and students recovering the satellite after it landed back on earth.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwQ4n0wvQDQ</p><p></p><p>Visit our original story about the student built satellite with pictures and video here:</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:39:17 +0000 Beth Vorhees 11522 at http://wvpublic.org South Charleston Students Test Launch Their Satellite Peg + Cat Releases First Album http://wvpublic.org/post/peg-cat-releases-first-album <p><em>Available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play, the album features songs from the math and problem-solving preschool series.</em></p><p><strong>Watch Peg + Cat on WV PBS weekdays at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and weekends at 8 a.m.</strong></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:20:21 +0000 Shawn Patterson 11242 at http://wvpublic.org Peg + Cat Releases First Album Council to Improve STEM Education in W.Va. http://wvpublic.org/post/council-improve-stem-education-wva <p>Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is assembling a council of education and industry leaders to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics opportunities in West Virginia.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:03:15 +0000 Associated Press 10919 at http://wvpublic.org Council to Improve STEM Education in W.Va. W.Va. Universities Receive STEM Grants for Minority Students http://wvpublic.org/post/wva-universities-receive-stem-grants-minority-students <p>West Virginia University and two other institutions of higher learning in the state will share in a $2.5 million grant to attract, retain and graduate underrepresented students in so-called STEM studies.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:31:09 +0000 Associated Press 10300 at http://wvpublic.org W.Va. Universities Receive STEM Grants for Minority Students NOVA Investigates Bronze Age Murders Believed to Assure Fertility http://wvpublic.org/post/nova-investigates-bronze-age-murders-believed-assure-fertility <p><strong>Ghosts of Murdered Kings from NOVA</strong></p><p><em>Watch Monday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. on WV PBS as part of our Instructional Television Service</em></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:53:00 +0000 Shawn Patterson 5596 at http://wvpublic.org NOVA Investigates Bronze Age Murders Believed to Assure Fertility Teachers: New Video & Lesson Plan on Water Crisis Available http://wvpublic.org/post/teachers-new-video-lesson-plan-water-crisis-available <p></p><p>On our website, West Virginia LearningMedia, you can find <a href="http://wv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/667a192f-6830-4577-9055-e6452f37ad5f/will-west-virginia-water-emergency-spur-greater-environmental-oversight/">new resources</a> for helping students grades 7 - 12 make sense of the chemical spill and water crisis.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:40:37 +0000 Scott Finn 6224 at http://wvpublic.org Teachers: New Video & Lesson Plan on Water Crisis Available Lawmakers Get an Education on Career Opportunities for Students http://wvpublic.org/post/lawmakers-get-education-career-opportunities-students <p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:27:49 +0000 Ashton Marra 4004 at http://wvpublic.org Lawmakers Get an Education on Career Opportunities for Students West Virginia Public Broadcasting Announces PBS LearningMedia Innovators Program for State Educators http://wvpublic.org/post/west-virginia-public-broadcasting-announces-pbs-learningmedia-innovators-program-state <p>Contact <a href="mailto:spatterson@wvpublic.org">Shawn Patterson</a> (304) 556-4908</p><p><strong>West Virginia Public Broadcasting announces PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for state educators</strong></p><p><em>Program rewards innovative K-12 educators advancing student achievement through digital media and technology with year-long professional development training</em></p><p><a href="http://wvpublic.org/file/1924">Download the Word document here.</a></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:20:15 +0000 Shawn Patterson 3969 at http://wvpublic.org South Charleston Students Build a Satellite, Fracking and Air Quality, & The Fairfax Stone http://wvpublic.org/post/south-charleston-students-build-satellite-fracking-and-air-quality-fairfax-stone <p></p><p>Students at South Charleston High School build a satellite to be launched into space, a look at some specifics of the debate over the natural gas industry, and the history of the West Virginia/Maryland border battle over who owns the Fairfax Stone.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:46:10 +0000 Dave Mistich 3444 at http://wvpublic.org South Charleston Students Build a Satellite, Fracking and Air Quality, & The Fairfax Stone