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Full STEAM Ahead: Designing for Learning-  Bay Area STEAM Colloquium

Events | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Full STEAM Ahead: Designing for Learning- Bay Area STEAM Colloquium

Join KQED at the STEAM Colloquium this Friday, January 30th in San Ramon.

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Top 10 Favorite PBS LearningMedia Videos of 2014

PBS LearningMedia | December 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Top 10 Favorite PBS LearningMedia Videos of 2014

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 […]

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60 Videos for Exploring College and Career Readiness

PBS LearningMedia | December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

60 Videos for Exploring College and Career Readiness

Spider biologist, app artist, mechatronics engineer. . . Art School videos feature working artists demonstrating artistic practices that students can follow along with. Career Spotlight videos show the variety of career options in STEM fields.  These are just a few of the career profiles found in PBS LearningMedia and they offer a great starting point […]

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Catch the Wave: NSTA Conference STEM Career Resources

General | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catch the Wave: NSTA Conference STEM Career Resources

Headed to the NSTA Long Beach Area Conference this week? Be sure to visit the KQED/ Science Friday booth (#526) in the exhibit hall and explore science resources from public media producers, many found in PBS LearningMedia.  Here is a sample list of some of our favorites PBS LearningMedia STEM careers resources for exploring with […]

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Teen Health Resources: Focus On Addiction

General | November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Teen Health Resources: Focus On Addiction

By Dr. Leslie Farmer Dr. Leslie Farmer, a Professor at California State University Long Beach, coordinates the Librarianship program. A frequent presenter and author of 30 books for the profession, she won American Library Association’s 2011 Phi Beta Mu Award for library education. Dr. Farmer is also the President of the California School Libraries Foundation. […]

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Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

General | November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

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 […]

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PBS LearningMedia Quick Picks for Veteran’s Day

News & Civics | November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

PBS LearningMedia Quick Picks for Veteran’s Day

With this short list of resources compiled from a long list of related video clips, lesson plans and images from PBS LearningMedia explore the experiences of veterans. The Way We Get By: Historical Perspectives: Coming Home From War Grades 6-12 | Multiple Resources | Social Studies/English Language Arts Students conduct an investigation that compares and contrasts […]

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Four Spooktacular Halloween Resources

General | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Spooktacular Halloween Resources

Halloween is Friday! In the spirit of the season, bring the various element of Halloween into your classroom with videos from PBS LearningMedia. From a local middleschooler’s efforts to scare for a good cause to an exploration of scary sounds, take your students on a spooktacular journey this week with science and English resources. It’s […]

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Shaking Things Up: 10 Resources for Exploring Earthquakes

General | August 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Shaking Things Up: 10 Resources for Exploring Earthquakes

What a way to start out the school year!  Did the South Napa quake trigger a landslide of questions from your students about why earthquakes happen, what faults are, or if scientists can predict quakes?  Explore the science of earthquakes, from the Bay Area and beyond, with the following resources. Earthquake Explainer This media-rich collection […]

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Summer Explorer Series: 20 Resources for Trotting Around the Globe

General | July 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

Summer Explorer Series: 20 Resources for Trotting Around the Globe

In the remaining weeks of summer,  take students globetrotting with PBS LearningMedia. From Antarctica to the Farallon Islands, these resources offer students a window to the world by spotlighting cities and customs from around the globe. PBS LearningMedia allows you to search, download and create playlists to support learning anytime, anywhere! Sign up for a […]

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