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PHOTOS: SFPL’s The Mix Teen Center Now Open

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PHOTOS: SFPL’s The Mix Teen Center Now Open

The Mix is a youth-designed, 21st century teen center equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

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KQED New Media Storytelling Online Professional Learning Courses

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KQED New Media Storytelling Online Professional Learning Courses

Apply to be a part of our Pilot Group! Through consistent, purposeful engagement with social and digital media tools, students can become active digital citizens who can gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and ideas. Educators need spaces where we can purposefully engage with social and digital media tools to strengthen our skills […]

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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Would you consider earning a high school equivalency certification instead of a high school diploma? What, if anything, does the high school experience offers versus the potential “shortcut” of a GED? How well does high school fit your learning needs?

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Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources

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Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources

PBS and BBC present Big Blue Live — a three-night television and online broadcast extravaganza featuring the majestic marine life of Monterey Bay through live reports from air, sea, and below the waves. Bay Area teachers are invited to KQED for a Big Blue Live screening, Monday, August 31st at 5:30pm. Free registration required. Bring Big Blue […]

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Interactive Visualization: What a Century of Overfishing Looks Like

News & Civics | September 1, 2015

Interactive Visualization: What a Century of Overfishing Looks Like

Rampant overfishing in the world’s oceans has led to a dramatic decline in big “predatory” fish populations — especially those really tasty ones we enjoy eating, like tuna and cod — while creating an overabundance of small fish.

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Career Spotlight: Environmental Health Engineer

Science | September 1, 2015

Career Spotlight: Environmental Health Engineer

Amy Pickering is an environmental health engineer and works as a research associate at Stanford University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and at the Woods Institute for the Environment. She combines social science, microbiology and engineering to study ways people in low-income countries can access safer water and better sanitation.

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Join a KQED Education Teacher Working Group

In-Person Trainings | August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join a KQED Education Teacher Working Group

Apply for KQED Working Groups Here! Are you a middle or high-school teacher interested in deepening your work with media and technology? Would you like to impact the resources developed by KQED for educators? We invite you to join the KQED working groups and become part of our think tank! KQED Education aims not only […]

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Policing the Police: U.S. Police Departments Investigated by the Feds [Interactive Map]

News & Civics | August 28, 2015

Policing the Police: U.S. Police Departments Investigated by the Feds [Interactive Map]

Ferguson and Baltimore are the most recent of the nearly 70 police departments investigated by the Justice Department for police brutality, racial bias and other civil rights violations.

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What Would You Study About the Ocean?

Do Now | August 25, 2015 | 23 Comments

What Would You Study About the Ocean?

The health of our oceans impacts all of us, whether we live near the coast or in the middle of the country. If you were to study an issue related to marine ecosystems or ocean science, what would it be?

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Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia

Online Trainings | August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia

KQED is offering a variety of free trainings and professional learning opportunities this school year for Bay Area teachers to support the effective use of digital media in the classroom. From webinars to workshops, sign up for one or more free trainings to take full advantage of our extensive online media resources, and employ our […]

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How Much Is That California Public College Education Going to Cost You?

News & Civics | August 21, 2015

How Much Is That California Public College Education Going to Cost You?

Over the past 20 years, in-state tuition at both the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) has more than tripled.

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Re-thinking Fast Fashion

Do Now | August 21, 2015 | 465 Comments

Re-thinking Fast Fashion

Fall is here, which means colder weather and, for some teens, a reason to buy new clothes. But purchasing a new wardrobe can be problematic if you’re looking to balance style, affordability, and ethics. How should teens balance affordability, style and ethics when it comes to buying clothing?

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Interactive Earthquake Map: Get to Know Your Local Faults

News & Civics | August 20, 2015

Interactive Earthquake Map: Get to Know Your Local Faults

A 4.0 earthquake, centered in the Oakland Hills just north of Piedmont, rattled much of the East Bay and other areas of the central Bay Area Wednesday morning, jolting thousands of residents out of bed.

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Back to School Series: 10 Videos for Putting the “A” in STEM

General | August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Back to School Series: 10 Videos for Putting the “A” in STEM

Get creative this school year and bring the arts into all aspects of teaching and learning with this sampling of resources from PBS LearningMedia.

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