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

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California School Library Association 2015 Centennial Celebration Conference

Events | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

California School Library Association 2015 Centennial Celebration Conference

KQED is proud to sponsor the California School Library Association 2015 Centennial Celebration Conference taking place in Burlingame from February 5- 8, 2015.

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More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

General | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

Let PBS LearningMedia help you prepare for Black History Month with an outstanding collection of resources. Begin with a briefing on the origins of this cultural heritage month with About Black History Month, a resource from the U.S. Department of State. Then dive into the history of the African American experience with classroom ready resources […]

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Four Resources for Exploring Media Literacy Through the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

News & Civics | January 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

Four Resources for Exploring Media Literacy Through the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Examine the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement with hundreds of PBS LearningMedia resources.

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Top 10 Favorite PBS LearningMedia Videos of 2014

PBS LearningMedia | December 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Top 10 Favorite PBS LearningMedia Videos of 2014

In the spirit of year-end traditions, here are the top 10 favorite PBS staff resource picks for 2014. This broad list of compelling resources for every grade represents some of the most popular content in PBS LearningMedia.  Find these and 87,000 more videos, lessons and interactives at pbslearningmedia.org. Mister Rogers’ & Daniel Tiger | Grades […]

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60 Videos for Exploring College and Career Readiness

PBS LearningMedia | December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

60 Videos for Exploring College and Career Readiness

Spider biologist, app artist, mechatronics engineer. . . Art School videos feature working artists demonstrating artistic practices that students can follow along with. Career Spotlight videos show the variety of career options in STEM fields.  These are just a few of the career profiles found in PBS LearningMedia and they offer a great starting point […]

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All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays

General | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays

‘Tis the season to celebrate. Hanukkah is here! The Christmas countdown continues.  Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas. Use these PBS LearningMedia videos to spark a discussion with the kids in your life about the history, traditions and cultural roots of these holidays. Find these videos and more holiday videos in All About the Holidays,  […]

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PBS LearningMedia and KQED at the CSBA Education Conference

Events & Conferences | December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

PBS LearningMedia and KQED at the CSBA Education Conference

By Julianna Cecere Are you gearing up for the California School Board Association Education Conference and Trade Show beginning this weekend? Be sure to stop by the PBS LearningMedia/ KQED booth (#420) in the exhibit hall at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. There you can explore some of the thousands of education resources PBS […]

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Catch the Wave: NSTA Conference STEM Career Resources

General | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catch the Wave: NSTA Conference STEM Career Resources

Headed to the NSTA Long Beach Area Conference this week? Be sure to visit the KQED/ Science Friday booth (#526) in the exhibit hall and explore science resources from public media producers, many found in PBS LearningMedia.  Here is a sample list of some of our favorites PBS LearningMedia STEM careers resources for exploring with […]

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Teen Health Resources: Focus On Addiction

General | November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Teen Health Resources: Focus On Addiction

By Dr. Leslie Farmer Dr. Leslie Farmer, a Professor at California State University Long Beach, coordinates the Librarianship program. A frequent presenter and author of 30 books for the profession, she won American Library Association’s 2011 Phi Beta Mu Award for library education. Dr. Farmer is also the President of the California School Libraries Foundation. […]

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Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

General | November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

Thanksgiving, the holiday of feasting, can spark lots of learning opportunities in the classroom and at the family dining room table. From the life of a turkey to the typical cost of a Thanksgiving meal, these PBS LearningMedia infographics and videos will get students digging into a holiday we can all be thankful for.  Sign […]

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