Wal-Mart has been criticized by labor advocates for it’s low compensation rates. But, starting in April, hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart employees will receive a pay raise – $1.25 higher than the federal minimum wage. Wal-Mart announced that its employees will earn $9 an hour rather than the lower $7.25, and will go up to […]
General | March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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 […]
Events | March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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.
PBS LearningMedia | March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
From homesteaders to first ladies, examine the impact of women in history in March and every month with these resources. Explore stories of women – across various disciplines – who have impacted positive change in their communities and around the world.
Events | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Join KQED at the STEAM Colloquium this Friday, January 30th in San Ramon.
General | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Let PBS LearningMedia help you prepare for Black History Month with an outstanding collection of resources. Begin with a briefing on the origins of this cultural heritage month with About Black History Month, a resource from the U.S. Department of State. Then dive into the history of the African American experience with classroom ready resources […]
News & Civics | January 15, 2015 | 2 Comments
Examine the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement with hundreds of PBS LearningMedia resources.
PBS LearningMedia | December 31, 2014 | 1 Comment
In the spirit of year-end traditions, here are the top 10 favorite PBS staff resource picks for 2014. This broad list of compelling resources for every grade represents some of the most popular content in PBS LearningMedia. Find these and 87,000 more videos, lessons and interactives at pbslearningmedia.org. Mister Rogers’ & Daniel Tiger | Grades […]
General | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Tis the season to celebrate. Hanukkah is here! The Christmas countdown continues. Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas. Use these PBS LearningMedia videos to spark a discussion with the kids in your life about the history, traditions and cultural roots of these holidays. Find these videos and more holiday videos in All About the Holidays, […]
General | November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thanksgiving, the holiday of feasting, can spark lots of learning opportunities in the classroom and at the family dining room table. From the life of a turkey to the typical cost of a Thanksgiving meal, these PBS LearningMedia infographics and videos will get students digging into a holiday we can all be thankful for. Sign […]
PBS LearningMedia | November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
PBS LearningMedia wants to give you the tools you need to navigate and succeed in the digital age of learning. We’ve compiled a short list of favorite technology-themed resources from a larger collection designed to enhance your lesson plans and spark discussion in the classroom. Find the complete PBS LearningMedia collection and enter the Get Your Tech […]