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Almetria Vaba administers the California edition of PBS LearningMedia, a digital media service for educators from PBS and WGBH. Check it out at: ca.pbslearningmedia.org.

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Summer Learning Series: Unique Substances

PBS LearningMedia | July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Summer Learning Series: Unique Substances

From the lightest solid material on the planet to an artificially created material with surprising applications, these videos and activities encourage students to explore the material world.

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Summer Learning Series: Bike to the Future

PBS LearningMedia | July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: Bike to the Future

Inspire innovation this summer by biking to the future with the ELF, a new mode of transportation trying to bridge the gap between bicycles and cars

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Summer Learning Series: Your Invitation to Get Moving!

PBS LearningMedia | July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: Your Invitation to Get Moving!

From exploring elements of dance to creating beats, this installment in our summer learning series invites learners to MOVE this summer– whether they’re dancing, twisting, stomping or running!

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Summer Learning Series: Bay Area Graffiti

PBS LearningMedia | July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Summer Learning Series: Bay Area Graffiti

Summer is a great opportunity to take a closer look at the art around us. With this summer series, entice students to engage with a variety of popular videos from KQED and PBS LearningMedia.  These graffiti and street art videos highlight pioneers of Bay Area graffiti, the most popular places to paint, and different styles […]

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Summer Learning Series: The Story of Groundwater

PBS LearningMedia | June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: The Story of Groundwater

This lighthearted animation that tells the story of groundwater, where it comes from and where it goes. Check it out before jumping into a lake, stream or lagoon.

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Teacher Feature: Water Restrictions with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Water Restrictions with PBS LearningMedia

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.

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KQED at Digital Media and Learning Conference

Events & Conferences | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED at Digital Media and Learning Conference

KQED will be presenting an Ignite Talk and a panel discussion at DML 2015.

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Summer Reading and Exploring with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Reading and Exploring with PBS LearningMedia

The long days of summer offer excellent opportunities for engaging in reading. From graphic novel creating to bolstering literacy skills across subjects, these resources can support reading all summer long.

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Power-Up Project Based Learning with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Power-Up Project Based Learning with PBS LearningMedia

These featured resources can enhance PBL lesson and inspire creative, new activities.

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Teacher Feature:  Battle of the Hominids with PBS LearningMedia

General | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Battle of the Hominids with PBS LearningMedia

Cheryl Morris (@guster4lovers) is a sixth grade humanities teacher at Del Mar Middle School in Tiburon, California. Here is an example of how she is using PBS LearningMedia with her students.

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