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How do you incorporate Do Now effectively into your learning environment?

Online Trainings | August 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

How do you incorporate Do Now effectively into your learning environment?

Throughout the #TeachDoNow course we have explored many issues regarding the use of social media and connected learning principles in our diverse learning spaces. How do you incorporate Do Now effectively into your learning environment?

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What are your biggest concerns about online safety and digital citizenship in the classroom?

Online Trainings | August 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

What are your biggest concerns about online safety and digital citizenship in the classroom?

You can respond to this Do Now using Twitter, G+, Instagram, or Vine. Be sure to include #TeachDoNow in your response. Follow us on Twitter at @KQEDedspace and join our Google+ Community. For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Click here to go back to the #TeachDoNow course Do Now What are your biggest concerns about online safety […]

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What media making and social learning tools are best at engaging learners?

Online Trainings | July 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

What media making and social learning tools are best at engaging learners?

Most agree that classrooms need to provide opportunities for students to create and engage with new media technology. However, that realization still leaves us far from the specifics needed to make it happen. What media making and social learning tools are best at engaging learners?

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How can we use Connected Learning principles to promote 21st century learning?

Online Trainings | July 11, 2014 | 5 Comments

How can we use Connected Learning principles to promote 21st century learning?

Kids are learning everywhere. Today, the traditional school forms a single, albeit important, node in a larger learning environment. The model of Connected Learning acknowledges this shift in where students learn, how they learn, who they learn from, and how they express that learning.

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What is the value of social media for your professional learning?

Online Trainings | July 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

What is the value of social media for your professional learning?

We all know the educational landscape is shifting quickly. What is the value of social media on your professional learning?

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Make the Common Core Come Alive with KQED Arts Media

Online Trainings | March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Make the Common Core Come Alive with KQED Arts Media

As Common Core instruction ramps up, it is important to find ways to integrate the arts to keep students engaged and help flex their creative and collaborative muscles.

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PD Module #3: Videos for Science Education (self-paced)

Online Trainings | June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

PD Module #3: Videos for Science Education (self-paced)

As science educators, we know how important critical thinking and new technology skills are in the scientific community. The ability to question and make sense of the world around us is a skill we value highly in the scientific world. We recognize that if our students are going to become the next scientific innovators and responsible citizens, they need, skills to gather and evaluate data, make informed decisions, and communicate their ideas to others.

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Teach Civic Engagement Using Social Media with KQED Do Now (An Online PD Module)

Online Trainings | May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Teach Civic Engagement Using Social Media with KQED Do Now (An Online PD Module)

Are you interested in having your students debate about current events with other students from around the country? KQED Do Now is a weekly activity for students to engage and respond to current issues using social media tools like Twitter. KQED aims to introduce 21st Century skills and add value to learning through the integration of relevant content and new media tools and technologies.

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How to Make Narrated Slideshows for Arts Education (self-paced)

Online Trainings | April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to Make Narrated Slideshows for Arts Education (self-paced)

Nearly every student who is in school today will enter the workforce needing skills in media production. From social media to YouTube videos, many industries will require a knowledge of how to leverage online platforms. In the arts classroom, media production is a dynamic way for students to gain these technical skills, while also practicing aesthetic valuing, design thinking, communication, and creative writing. All of these skills can be cultivated through the use of media-making projects. For this reason, student media-making projects are an excellent way to introduce these 21st century proficiencies.

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