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Rising Costs of Public College Education: Is It Still Worth It?

Do Now | September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rising Costs of Public College Education: Is It Still Worth It?

  Featured Media Resource: Interactive Map (KQED News/The Lowdown) KQED News maps out the undergraduate annual in-state tuition and living fees of 23 California State University and 9 UC campuses.  Use the interactive map below to compare the total estimated annual on-campus and  off-campus costs. Do Now Given the rising costs of a public college […]

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KQED New Media Storytelling Online Professional Learning Courses

Arts | August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources

Events | August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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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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A Special Teacher Event: Big Blue Live

Events | August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Special Teacher Event: Big Blue Live

Calling all Bay Area Teachers: Kick off your school year with an exclusive educator event.  Join us on Monday, August 31st as we raise a glass to the miracle of Monterey Bay and learning at a special KQED Studios viewing party.  Celebrate the premier of the new PBS and BBC television series Big Blue Live with festive music, wine, tasty […]

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Engineering is…Solving Poop Problems

General | July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Engineering is…Solving Poop Problems

Here is a sneak peek of a new KQED video, Cleaning Poop from Drinking Water. This video is part of our Engineering Is: Cleaning Poop from Drinking Water e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind the Lotus Water project’s device designed to purify drinking water in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The e-book includes videos, […]

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KQED Science Needs Your Input!

General | July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED Science Needs Your Input!

Science teachers—we’ve reformatted our science and engineering e-books and we’d like to know what you think! Sign up to be part of an exclusive focus group and partner with KQED staff and an independent evaluator to explore our multimedia-rich e-books. Your input can influence how the materials are used. Participants will receive a $50 gift […]

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Submit Your Video for A Global Film Project About Character

Community Voices | July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Submit Your Video for A Global Film Project About Character

Why does character matter? What are the skills you need to flourish in the 21st Century? A global “cloud filmmaking” project led by Tiffany Shlain launched with a film about The Science of Character, and she is now gathering entries from students, teachers and communities for a new film, The Adaptable Mind. Use your mobile […]

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Broadcast Your Appreciation for KQED Education!

General | July 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Broadcast Your Appreciation for KQED Education!

Want to hear your voice on KQED? Record a short message sharing your name, the subject you teach and how KQED Education and PBS LearningMedia resources like Art School, The Lowdown, Do Now, QUEST and/or our Digital Tools collection have impacted your teaching and learning. Your voice could be featured on air during KQED pledge! Check out the messages below from local […]

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Should the U.S. Government Spy on its Own People? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Should the U.S. Government Spy on its Own People? Students Weigh In

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.

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