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Top September To-Do’s

Events & Conferences | September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Top September To-Do’s

It is the beginning of the school year and there is a whole host of great things happening. Here are the top to-do’s for educators this month. Check out our makeover! kqed.org/education has a brand new look. Easily find educasts, professional development modules, digital tools, news education resources, arts demonstrations, science media and more. Tell us what you think. Beef up your educator tool kit with PBS TeacherLine’s flexible online professional development for Prek-12 educators!

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Do Now Round Up: High School Drop Out

Do Now Round-Ups | February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: High School Drop Out

Last week’s Do Now looks that the high school drop out crisis in America. Students from all over the country presents reasons they felt their peers are dropping out. The conversation began with some grim statistics: More than 20 percent of California high school students drop out of school before graduation, according to 2009 state […]

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Do Now #63: High School Dropout

Do Now | February 8, 2013 | 89 Comments

Do Now #63: High School Dropout

This week’s Do Now looks at the high school dropout crisis in America. We ask students why do teenagers drop out and whether they know of anyone. This post contains an introduction to the high school dropout issue along with some media from PBS NewsHour.

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Youth Rise Up at the BAYMN Media Festival

Bay Area Youth Media Network | November 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Youth Rise Up at the BAYMN Media Festival

On a beautiful fall Saturday in Oakland, students, educators and families filled the Kaiser Center’s 400-seat theater to watch 20 compelling youth-produced films that focused on social change and the high school dropout crisis. The Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival was organized by KQED, along with other members of the Bay Area Youth […]

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Oakland Innovation Film Lab – Youth Mobile Media Workshop

Bay Area Youth Media Network | July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oakland Innovation Film Lab – Youth Mobile Media Workshop

by Robyn Bykofsky I have been facilitating media literacy and video production workshops with Bay Area youth and educators for over 12 years and the Youth Film Lab was the experience of a lifetime.  It was the first workshop I taught in which teens produced and edited their videos within 4.5 hours and then an […]

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BAYMN Presents Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival — Call for Entries

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

BAYMN Presents Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival — Call for Entries

Applications are now open for BAYMN’s Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival, hosted at the Kaiser Center in Oakland on October 13, 2012, 2-5pm. Deadline for submission: September 10, 2012 For its first public festival, the Bay Area Youth Media Network (BAYMN) is seeking youth-produced videos that tell stories or highlight issues of social […]

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We’ve Got A Crisis Here: Teachers Weigh in on High School Dropouts

News & Civics | March 14, 2012 | 2 Comments

We’ve Got A Crisis Here: Teachers Weigh in on High School Dropouts

Let’s begin with some numbers: Every year, roughly 1.3 million students in the U.S. drop out of high school. That’s 7,000 students each day. More than 20 percent of California high school students drop out of school before graduation* More than one third of California’s African American public high school students didn’t graduate* Roughly 27 […]

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Do Now #23: Why Do So Many Students Drop Out of High School?

Do Now | March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now #23: Why Do So Many Students Drop Out of High School?

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 More than one out of five high school students in California drop out of school. Answer […]

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