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E-book: Engineering Is Diagnosing Diseases with Origami Microscopes

General | May 29, 2015

E-book: Engineering Is Diagnosing Diseases with Origami Microscopes

Access to healthcare and diagnostic tools aren’t always easy to come by in many parts of the world. In this e-book from KQED, discover how engineers from Stanford University designed an easy-to-use, easy-to-fix, paper microscope that costs $1 to produce in order to help people in remote areas diagnose diseases.

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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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Meet the #iBooksAuthor: The Making of an iBooks Textbook

6 -12 Science | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meet the #iBooksAuthor: The Making of an iBooks Textbook

What’s possible with iBooks Author? Join an esteemed Twitter panel, including KQED iBooks Textbook co-author Andrea Aust (@KQEDAust) and discover how educators and organizations are innovating with iBooks Author. Plus get behind the scenes details about the making of KQED’s iBooks Textbook collection. Join #ADEchat on Twitter this Tuesday, May 19 at 6:00pm PST. Find […]

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East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Week Bash Prize Drawing!

Events | May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Week Bash Prize Drawing!

• Register for The East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Bash online between April, 20 and May, 8 5:30 pm PST • OR in person at KQED’s East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Bash (the Bash) on Friday, May 8 To be entered in a random drawing to win one of two (2) prizes! The Rules (Short […]

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Teacher Feature: Plant Cells, a 3D Printer and PBS LearningMedia

General | May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Plant Cells, a 3D Printer and PBS LearningMedia

Amanda Haughs teaches fifth grade at Forest Hill Elementary in San Jose, California. She is passionate about finding the tool, strategy or subject that each student needs in order to feel inspired and motivated to learn. Amanda recently used PBS LearningMedia and a 3D printer to teach plant and animal cells. Share your PBS LearningMedia stories here.

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Primary Sources for Memorial Day Reflection

General | April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Primary Sources for Memorial Day Reflection

By Connie Williams Memorial Day is an opportunity to reflect on the past by taking time out to honor those who have fallen in battle and to remember the long difficult wars that develop from the conflict of competing ideas and desires. Memorial Day also offers a rich backdrop for class exploration including discussions about […]

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with KQED!

Events | April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with KQED!

Calling all East Side Alliance teachers! KQED Education and the San José Public Library are teaming up to do something special for you!

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11 Videos for Exploring Tales from History’s Battlefield

General | April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

11 Videos for Exploring Tales from History’s Battlefield

These videos tell stories of soldiers and veterans from across the country and through the ages. PBS LearningMedia is the free public media digital library with trusted quality standards aligned resources for teaching and learning.

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I ❤ Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

General | April 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

I ❤ Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

Planning for Earth Day 2015 is well underway around the world. Bring environmental issues to your classroom with resources from PBS LearningMedia.

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Science, Nutrition and Medicine: Nine Videos for National Nutrition Month

General | March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Science, Nutrition and Medicine: Nine Videos for National Nutrition Month

Science, nutrition and medicine intersect in a variety of ways. From an exploration of the immune system to investigations in new treatments for diabetes, bring these PBS LearningMedia videos into your classroom during April, National Nutrition Month.

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