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A Supreme Court decision last month made clear that housing discrimination continues to be a serious civil rights issue.
Want to hear your voice on KQED? Record a short message sharing your name, the subject you teach and how KQED Education and PBS LearningMedia resources like Art School, The Lowdown, Do Now, QUEST and/or our Digital Tools collection have impacted your teaching and learning. Your voice could be featured on air during KQED pledge! Check out the messages below from local […]
From exploring elements of dance to creating beats, this installment in our summer learning series invites learners to MOVE this summer– whether they’re dancing, twisting, stomping or running!
Artists have a history of publishing manifestos. A manifesto is a written public statement declaring the intentions, motives, or views of an individual or group. Manifestos are noted for their powerful and bold language. Create a short manifesto that expresses your own point of view about the role of art or artists in political and social change.
Burned Out: Why Western Wildfires Have Gotten Bigger, Fiercer and More Common [Illustrated Explainer]
Welcome back to fire season. Oh how we missed ye! The National Interagency Fire Center is once again predicting above normal wildfire activity this season across large swaths of California and Arizona. Risk is also high throughout Washington, Oregon and the northern half of Idaho.
You’ve undoubtedly noticed viral videos flying around the Internet featuring dance sensations, trends, and memes like the Harlem shake phenomenon and riffs off of Gangnam Style. Dance crazes have a long history of sweeping the nation, and platforms like YouTube and Facebook foster a worldwide dancing dialogue. Dance crazes are a significant part of American culture and span history, including wildly varying moves, ranging from the 1920’s Charleston to contemporary twerking. What’s your signature dance move?
Summer is a great opportunity to take a closer look at the art around us. With this summer series, entice students to engage with a variety of popular videos from KQED and PBS LearningMedia. These graffiti and street art videos highlight pioneers of Bay Area graffiti, the most popular places to paint, and different styles […]
Large stretches of California’s Central Valley are sinking fast, and it’s no mystery what the culprit is: groundwater pumping. Groundwater accounts for about 60 percent of the state’s water supply in dry years, with most of that used by agriculture, according to the state Department of Water Resources.