Should the right to vote be a privilege to law abiding citizens only? Last week, students discussed whether or not felons should be given the opportunity to vote while in prison or after their sentence in our #DoNowVoter post. We asked students, Most states don’t allow prisoners to vote, and some even permanently disenfranchise felons after their release. Should felons have the right to vote, and at what point?
Are all snowflakes truly unique? What are the physical forces that drive snowflakes to come in so many shapes and sizes? In this lesson with great resources from PBS LearningMedia, students build an apparatus that creates conditions similar to a winter cloud and produce their own snow crystals indoors. By watching the snow crystals grow, […]
KQED and PBS LearningMedia are pleased to present St. Jarlath Catholic School in Oakland, CA with $10,000 in digital technology for use in the school’s classrooms. Shannon Jordan, a middle school science and religion teacher at St. Jarlath, took home the grand prize for her school. Jordan was randomly selected from over 18K entries in a sweepstakes promoted locally by KQED […]
We are gearing up for the California STEM Symposium taking place next week! We will be at the Share Fair, Exhibit Hall (Booth 414) and presenting several sessions. In advance of the symposium check out a sampling of resources and get your STEM on! Curriculum Enhancement, Digital Learning Objects and PBS LearningMedia Monday, November 18th: 11:00am-12:20pm […]
In this educast find a sampling of free special curated arts collections containing media resources around themes and big ideas. Find more free classroom media resources at pbslearningmedia.org Makers This collection of video segments and lesson plans focuses on “making” in science, technology, and the arts. Teachers can use these resources to encourage do-it-yourself and hands-on […]
In this educast explore how video clips found in PBS LearningMedia can strengthen and enhance arts exploration in the classroom. In arts, media can be an effective tool for introducing large concepts, examining aspects of the creative process and connecting students with artists while promoting critical viewing skills and media awareness. This video contains a […]
The California Science Teachers’ Conference begins next week. Come visit us in the exhibit hall or join us for one of several sessions at the California Science Education Conference taking place in Palm Springs, October 25-27th. California Science Education Conference is the annual conference of the California Science Teachers’ Association (CSTA). Below is a list of KQED […]