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Three Resources for Teaching Key Moments in U.S. History

PBS LearningMedia | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three Resources for Teaching Key Moments in U.S. History

PBS LearningMedia has a wealth of free media resources for engaging students. Here are 3 resources for teaching about critical moments  in United States history. The president we now refer to as “The Great Emancipator” was not always so steadfast in his opposition to the institution of slavery. His views on the issue evolved dramatically […]

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7 Great Election 2012 Resources

PBS LearningMedia | September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

7 Great Election 2012 Resources

Here are 7 great resources to engage students in Election 2012, including mutimedia election content produced by the PBS Newshour team. Get right to the heart of complex issues with a rage of great interactive maps, video clips and lesssons found in PBS LearningMedia. 2012 Political Map Center This interactive map from PBS NewsHour features […]

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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow series in PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow series in PBS LearningMedia

February is Black History Month. These resources from the PBS series The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow take students on sweeping journey through a defining era in American history with personal narratives, excusive stories and engaging lessons. PBS LearningMedia has 44 educational resources including video, audio, lesson plans and interactives from the series The […]

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Do Now #7: Occupy Wall Street

Do Now | October 21, 2011 | 58 Comments

Do Now #7: Occupy Wall Street

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What do you think the Occupy Wall Street protests are all about? Do you sympathize or […]

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Do Now #5: California Prison Reform

Do Now | October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #5: California Prison Reform

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Answer one of the following questions: What is the role of prison in our society? Should […]

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Do Now #3: California Dream

Do Now | September 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

Do Now #3: California Dream

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now How would you feel if you got into college, but couldn’t receive funding to go? Intro […]

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9/11: Ongoing Impacts A Decade After

PBS LM Social Studies/Lang. Arts | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

9/11: Ongoing Impacts A Decade After

This week, KQED Education launched Do Now, activities for middle and high school teachers to engage students to respond to current issues through the use KQED’s award-winning online media resources and social media. For our first activity, Remembering 9/11, we focused on the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Join the conversation. We end this […]

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Do Now #1: Remembering 9/11

Do Now | September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #1: Remembering 9/11

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What do you remember about the day of September 11, 2001? Consider one of these follow-up […]

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