State of Minnesota Launches iTunes U

MDE iTunes UAt a press conference earlier this morning, Governor Tim Pawlenty announced the public availability of content on the State of Minnesota’s official iTunes U portal.

The resource was championed by Minnesota’s Department of Education (MDE) to provide professional development and classroom activities that meet Minnesota academic standards.

Building on Minnesota’s education innovations, the Minnesota on iTunes U website will bring education beyond the classroom and allow students, teachers and other interested users to learn anywhere, anytime. The content on iTunes U includes resources from guest authors, professional development presentations for teachers, nationally recognized speakers and classroom activities.