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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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Pulled Over: Your Rights with the Police [An Illustrated Guide]

General | December 2, 2014

Pulled Over: Your Rights with the Police [An Illustrated Guide]

The grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown has drawn national attention to the issue of police force. Here’s an illustrated guide about your rights with the police.

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Teen Health Resources: Focus On Addiction

General | November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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KQED at the 2014 Charter Schools Leadership Conference

Events & Conferences | October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

KQED at the 2014 Charter Schools Leadership Conference

Held every fall as charter leaders return to their campuses, CSDC’s annual statewide charter conference, the Charter Schools Leadership Update, is designed to provide California’s charter school movement with the skills and knowledge it will need to thrive during the school year ahead. Join KQED for two sessions on Tuesday, November 4th in Irvine at […]

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The State of Voting Rights in America: A 3-Part Comic Series

General | October 30, 2014

The State of Voting Rights in America: A 3-Part Comic Series

The upcoming midterms marks the first major nationwide election since the Supreme Court struck down a key piece of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act. The 2013 decision had an immediate impact, giving a handful of primarily southern states the green light to change their voting rules without first getting approval from the federal government.

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Four Spooktacular Halloween Resources

General | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Spooktacular Halloween Resources

Halloween is Friday! In the spirit of the season, bring the various element of Halloween into your classroom with videos from PBS LearningMedia. From a local middleschooler’s efforts to scare for a good cause to an exploration of scary sounds, take your students on a spooktacular journey this week with science and English resources. It’s […]

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Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

General | October 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

By Sarah Bremer My students carry GPS-enabled devices (smart phones) in their back pockets and view paper maps as artifacts from a distant past.  PBS LearningMedia makes it easy for me to engage these “digital natives.”  A quick search turns up high quality, targeted materials that I can easily incorporate into a lesson or homework […]

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