Why does character matter? What are the skills you need to flourish in the 21st Century? A global “cloud filmmaking” project led by Tiffany Shlain launched with a film about The Science of Character, and she is now gathering entries from students, teachers and communities for a new film, The Adaptable Mind. Use your mobile […]
PBS LearningMedia | May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
The long days of summer offer excellent opportunities for engaging in reading. From graphic novel creating to bolstering literacy skills across subjects, these resources can support reading all summer long.
PBS LearningMedia | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
These featured resources can enhance PBL lesson and inspire creative, new activities.
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 […]
General | April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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.
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 | 3 Comments
Examine the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement with hundreds of PBS LearningMedia resources.