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The KQED Education team headed to foggy Los Angeles last week for three days of inspired conversations and workshops about using technology to address educational opportunity gaps in today’s digital world. The largest national gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, DML links theory, policy, research, and practice. Here are our top 5 takeaways.
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Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Government spying took on a whole new scope. Read what students had to say about whether or not the U.S. Government should spy on its own people.
“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” OK fine, so Mark Twain may never have actually said it himself. But the statement stands nonetheless.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday (June 2) approved legislation scaling back the federal government’s broad surveillance of American phone records.
The recent death of Freddie Gray, a 25 year old black male, while in police custody has sparked protests and conversation on the relationship between community and police nationwide. Read what students had to say about how Baltimore can recover from the Freddie Gray case.
“Millennials are more narcissistic than boomers and gen Xers were at the same age,” said Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and the author of several books on narcissism. Do you think teens today are more narcissistic than previous generations?
Currently, 80 percent of the world includes insects as part of their diet for their high nutritional value. Read what students had to say about why they would or would not incorporate insects into their daily diet.
Better get used to shorter showers,’cause now California’s keeping watch. Well, not literally (we hope). As of June 1, statewide mandatory water cuts went into effect.
Documentary photographer, Paccarik Orue, worked on a project called There’s Nothing Beautiful Around Here in Richmond, California. Read what students had to say about how they capture beauty and positivity with their camera.
What is the value of PBS LearningMedia? PBS LearningMedia is easy to use. You can organize media and create assignments in one place. The icing on the cake is that students can create within the site as well.