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Working With Photos in Pixlr Editor

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Working With Photos in Pixlr Editor

Pixlr Editor is a powerful free, browser based online photo editing tool. It is a robust tool that rivals Adobe Photoshop in terms of its feature set. Here is a three part series of video tutorials that shows you how to use Pixlr Editor.

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Apply for KQED Do Now Working Group for this Spring

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Apply for KQED Do Now Working Group for this Spring

KQED Education is looking for highly engaged educators to join our KQED Do Now working group. If you are interested in integrating innovative pedagogical approaches to learning where students can connect, collaborate, and debate with their peers from around the country on current events.

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What Ordinary Object Best Represents You?

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What Ordinary Object Best Represents You?

You might be surprised to learn that for many artists, inspiration often comes from ordinary, everyday objects, experiences, and materials. What everyday object or material best represents you?

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Five PBS LearningMedia Resources to Strengthen Students’ Information Literacy

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Five PBS LearningMedia Resources to Strengthen Students’ Information Literacy

By Sue Heraper Information literacy equips students with the critical skills necessary to become independent lifelong learners. PBS LearningMedia provides resources that address information literacy skills underlying the basic tenets of Common Core State Standards. The introduction of the Common Core State Standards explains, “To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a […]

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Where Does Your T-Shirt Come From? Follow Its Epic Journey through the Global Economy

News & Civics | March 23, 2015

Where Does Your T-Shirt Come From? Follow Its Epic Journey through the Global Economy

A simple cotton T-shirt doesn’t seem so simple when you begin to trace the various steps in the now-standard vast global process from cotton farm to clothing shop.
Follow its epic journey through the global economy.

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Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Do Now | March 20, 2015 | 163 Comments

Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Mass shootings in gun free zones like schools have some Western lawmakers considering legislation that would eliminate these zones. Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota are weighing proposals that would allow guns in schools, in the hopes of avoiding future mass shootings. What do you think?

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Career Spotlight: Biologist

Science | March 20, 2015

Career Spotlight: Biologist

Meet Matt Wandell, a biologist at the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences. His work involves feeding the animals, cleaning the tanks and making sure everything in the aquarium stays healthy. Wandell also participates in research expeditions to survey coral reefs and collect organisms. Watch this video to learn more about Matt and what he does.

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Icarus [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Icarus [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A short animation produced by OSA Digital Media. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Student Voices: Can Artist Manifestos Create Social Change?

Arts | March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Student Voices: Can Artist Manifestos Create Social Change?

View what students had to say about artists’ manifestos and whether these statements can create social change.

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What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

6 -12 Science | March 17, 2015 | 53 Comments

What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

As we face the consequences of a changing climate, many people wonder how we can most effectively change the consumptive habits of U.S. citizens. Is it more effective to change people’s behavior and attitudes or have the government implement regulations?

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In the Shadows of the Golden State: Who are California’s Undocumented Immigrants?

News & Civics | March 17, 2015

In the Shadows of the Golden State: Who are California’s Undocumented Immigrants?

A lot of loaded terms are used to refer to the diverse group of more than 11 million immigrants who live in the United States without legal status. Almost a quarter of this population lives in California. But who exactly are they? Where do they come from? And what impact do they have on the Golden State’s massive economy? Comic illustrator Andy Warner explains.

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Interactive Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread

News & Civics | March 16, 2015

Interactive Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread

It’s been over a year since the worst Ebola outbreak in history began to ravage the West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. In the interactive map sequence, Frontline traces the epidemic’s spread from its suspected emergence with Patient Zero back in December 2013.

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Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Recently, NBC anchor chair, Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay. View what students had to say when asked, Why is it important for journalists to be truthful? How would you define ethical journalism, and how can journalists earn the trust of the public?

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Three Interactive Resources Explaining the Messy Nuclear Drama with Iran

News & Civics | March 16, 2015

Three Interactive Resources Explaining the Messy Nuclear Drama with Iran

New signs of progress recently emerged In America’s seemingly endless nuclear negotiations with Iran, when the financially-strapped Middle Eastern nation agreed to limit its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of crippling economic sanctions. These three resources — from the NY Times, Associated Press and the Center on Foreign Relations — do a great job boiling down a, well, potentially radioactive situation.

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