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.
News & Civics | January 15, 2015 | 3 Comments
Examine the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement with hundreds of PBS LearningMedia resources.
News & Civics | November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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 […]
News & Civics | October 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
Election day was Tuesday. Take this opportunity to explore the election process with your students using popular PBS LearningMedia elections animations and interactives. From understanding various tactics of a political campaign to exploring how citizens decide who and what to vote for in an election, step inside the voting booth with PBS LearningMedia. And sign […]
Events & Conferences | October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Over a thousand educators will gather this weekend to network, explore empowering learning environments and develop a professional learning community at the 14th Annual Conference: Teaching for Social Justice– The Roots of Resistance taking place Saturday, October 11th at Mission High School in San Francisco. KQED News Education Editor Mathew Green will be facilitating a […]
News & Civics | August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Presidential candidates argue back and forth about the value of the “safety net”, but what exactly is it? In general, the safety net refers to the various government funded social welfare programs such as food stamps and subsidized health care that help lift lower income individuals and their families out of poverty. However, liberals […]
News & Civics | July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
While the Occupy Wall Street protests have died down, income inequality, the issue that sparked the movement in the first place, still remains a problem. In 2012, more than half of the income in America went to the top 10% of wage earners.
News & Civics | June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
It’s been 100 years since Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, but have the March on Washington’s demands been met?
News & Civics | June 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
America, a nation of immigrants, has attracted a large number of people from around the world. Ever since the first Europeans moved here in the 1600s, American has experienced complicated relationships with newcomers.
News & Civics | June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Who does California place behind bars? According to the CDCR 2011 data, most inmates originate from Southern California and are non-white.