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Meet the #iBooksAuthor: The Making of an iBooks Textbook

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

PBS LearningMedia | 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

PBS LearningMedia | 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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11 Videos for Exploring Tales from History’s Battlefield

PBS LearningMedia | 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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Bay Area Educators Selected As 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

PBS LearningMedia | April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Educators Selected As 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

KQED is pleased to announce that, after a nationwide search, Amanda Haughs of San Jose and Cheryl Morris of San Rafael have been selected as two of 100 educators nationwide to join the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

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I ❤ Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

PBS LearningMedia | 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

PBS LearningMedia | 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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Five PBS LearningMedia Resources to Strengthen Students’ Information Literacy

PBS LearningMedia | March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five PBS LearningMedia Resources to Strengthen Students’ Information Literacy

By Sue Heraper Information literacy equips students with the critical skills necessary to become independent lifelong learners. PBS LearningMedia provides resources that address information literacy skills underlying the basic tenets of Common Core State Standards. The introduction of the Common Core State Standards explains, “To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a […]

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KQED at the California Council for Social Studies 54th Annual Conference

PBS LearningMedia | March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED at the California Council for Social Studies 54th Annual Conference

The California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) Conference begins on Friday in Oakland. Visit KQED in the Exhibit Hall and check out our session.

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KQED at Annual CUE Conference

PBS LearningMedia | March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED at Annual CUE Conference

KQED is gearing up for Annual CUE in Palm Springs this month. Find us in the Exhibit Hall at booth 147 and check out our sessions and CUE Tips.

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