We may know the latest gossip about One Direction or how Beyonce’s sister Solange attacked Jay-Z in an elevator, but is our interest in celebrities a bad thing? Within the past few weeks, students analyzed how our fascination with celebrities impacts society in our #DoNowCelebrity post. We asked students, Given the context of income inequality and changing demographics across the country, is the American obsession with celebrities good or bad for our culture? Why?
As Common Core instruction ramps up, it is important to find ways to integrate the arts to keep students engaged and help flex their creative and collaborative muscles.
Use this PBS LearningMedia quick picks list of resources to get up to speed on teaching and learning in the 21st century. And if you are headed to the Annual CUE conference in Palm Spring next week check out KQED’s sessions. Our CUE sessions will explore several big ideas in teaching and learning in the 21st century including using social media and media making in education.
In celebration of Art IS Education this month here is a list of arts resources from PBS LearningMedia. Use these resources to engage students in arts explorations throughout the month of March. Also check out the KQED art contest and consider participating. KQED Art School Contest Create a portrait of your favorite person or historical […]
Attending Educating for Careers Conference in Sacramento March 2nd- 4th? Join KQED for one of many sessions at the Educating for Careers: Linking Learning to Life Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center. This annual conference is centered on career technical education (CTE). Energy: Connecting Fundamentals to Practice with Multimedia Sunday, March 2nd 2:30pm to 4:30pm Room: Exhibit […]
This week is all about tinkering, hammering, sketching, measuring, analyzing, and experimenting. Why? Because it’s National Engineers Week! Use these resources to show your students why engineering matters. Find more resources to engage students at PBS LearningMedia. Making Stuff | Grades 6-12 | Collection | Materials Science What will the future bring, and what will […]
From infusing art practices and design principles into science lessons to integrated learning with STEM and arts, explore this quick list of classroom ready resources to engage students in STEAM learning. Learn more about STEAM. 1. Makers Use the resources in this curated collection, categorized into design, how to (DIY), arts and crafts, robotics, and engineering […]
Are you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology in your classroom, we encourage you to apply to the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. This year-long program is designed to foster and reward a community of 100 digitally-savvy K-12 educators.