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Would You Eat Insects? Students Chew On The Idea

Community Created Content | June 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Would You Eat Insects? Students Chew On The Idea

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.

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Students Use Their Cameras to Find Beauty and Positivity in Unlikely Places

Arts in the Community | June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Use Their Cameras to Find Beauty and Positivity in Unlikely Places

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.

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PHOTOS: Bay Area Teachers Celebrated by KQED!

Events | June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

PHOTOS: Bay Area Teachers Celebrated by KQED!

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 […]

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KQED at Digital Media and Learning Conference

Events & Conferences | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED at Digital Media and Learning Conference

KQED will be presenting an Ignite Talk and a panel discussion at DML 2015.

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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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