Services to Member Schools

Over 100 instructional television (ITV) series, are broadcast by Wisconsin Public Television for teachers to use in their classrooms. Many are also datacast and are now available in the ECB Media Lab.

All ITV series are accompanied by teacher guides and correlated to the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards at all grade levels.

NEWIST offers a variety of services to its member schools to support classroom use of K-12 instructional television programming and its related technology.

A 40% discount on all NEWIST-produced documentaries.

A free-loan library of NEWIST/CESA 7  productions, i.e., Shelter from the Storm (women and children in poverty), You Don’t Want to Live in My House and Game Over (teens and prison), Repairing the Harm (restorative justice), When Nobody’s Looking (ethics), Being Hmong Means Being Free, and many others.

10% discount on all teacher guides, CD-ROMs, software and other teacher materials from the ECB (Educational Communications Board).

Technical consultation from the ECB is reduced to $40 per hour, plus 35¢/mile, phone consultation will be free.

In-service on any of the instructional programming broadcast on the Wisconsin Public Television network, i.e., Into the Book, Issues for the Millennium; Exploring Wisconsin Our Home, etc.

Student and teacher opportunity to be involved in television programming produced by NEWIST or the ECB: Teen Connection, as well as documentaries on social issues facing youth.

Opportunity to serve on the NEWIST Advisory Board to determine the direction of NEWIST.

Up-to-date information on ECB initiatives, i.e., ECB VideoLink, datacasting, ECB productions, etc.

Link to NEWIST homepage Member Schools Link