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 […]
Currently, 80 percent of the world includes insects as part of their diet for their high nutritional value. Read what students had to say about why they would or would not incorporate insects into their daily diet.
Documentary photographer, Paccarik Orue, worked on a project called There’s Nothing Beautiful Around Here in Richmond, California. Read what students had to say about how they capture beauty and positivity with their camera.
Music, learning and fun—on Friday, May 8, KQED and community partners took over the Educational Park Public Library Branch for the first East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Bash! Amidst the live DJ, mingling and food, teachers popped into the PBS LearningMedia Digital Resource Bar and toured thousands of curriculum-targeted and Common Core-aligned resources in PBS […]
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.
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.
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 […]
• 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 […]
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.