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Summer Reading and Exploring with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Reading and Exploring with PBS LearningMedia

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.

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Power-Up Project Based Learning with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Power-Up Project Based Learning with PBS LearningMedia

These featured resources can enhance PBL lesson and inspire creative, new activities.

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Primary Sources for Memorial Day Reflection

General | April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Primary Sources for Memorial Day Reflection

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 […]

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11 Videos for Exploring Tales from History’s Battlefield

General | April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

11 Videos for Exploring Tales from History’s Battlefield

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.

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Five PBS LearningMedia Resources to Strengthen Students’ Information Literacy

General | March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five PBS LearningMedia Resources to Strengthen Students’ Information Literacy

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 […]

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KQED at the California Council for Social Studies 54th Annual Conference

Events | March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

KQED at the California Council for Social Studies 54th Annual Conference

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.

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Eight Resources for Women’s History Month

PBS LearningMedia | March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eight Resources for Women’s History Month

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.

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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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More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

General | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

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 […]

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Four Resources for Exploring Media Literacy Through the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

News & Civics | January 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Four Resources for Exploring Media Literacy Through the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Examine the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement with hundreds of PBS LearningMedia resources.

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