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PBS LearningMedia Educast Series: Video Tutorials

PBS LearningMedia | January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

PBS LearningMedia Educast Series: Video Tutorials

PBS LearningMedia, a digital library of media content contributed from public media producers and partners from around the country, has thousands of free assets and is a resource that can serve as a valuable tool for educators to engage students. This new series offers strategies for navigating and making use of this growing repository. Watch […]

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PD Module #2: Narrated Slideshows for Science Education (self-paced)

6 -12 Science | December 11, 2012 | 10 Comments

PD Module #2: Narrated Slideshows for Science Education (self-paced)

Today, science demands sophisticated skills not generally taught as part of standard science curricula. Ideally, science instructional strategies teach a body of knowledge and cultivate other abilities required for the practice of science. For example the scientific community values collaboration and teamwork, critical and focused observation, the use of technology for data collection, evaluation of […]

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In the Studio with Rashidi Omari

Art School | November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the Studio with Rashidi Omari

Rashidi Omari is a performance artist, writer and educator at Destiny Arts Center, a violence prevention and arts education organization in Oakland. Growing up, hip-hop was an outlet that helped Rashidi deal with life’s challenges, and he works to provide today’s Bay Area youth with the same creative opportunities. We stopped by his dance studio […]

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Windows Movie Maker Educast Series

Video Educasts | July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Windows Movie Maker Educast Series

The following videos are a 9 part series on how to use Windows Movie Maker. Movie Maker is a proprietary video editing software application which allows Windows operating system users to edit their own videos. There are nine videos in this series although you can only see one player. The single player hosts all nine […]

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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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Permission to Make: Adam Savage

Arts | May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Permission to Make: Adam Savage

MythBusters host Adam Savage has a thing or two to say about the importance of tinkering — even if that means it gets messy. “If you don’t get a chance to fail, if you don’t get a chance to try things and not get them right the first time, and you keep on doing it […]

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What Will Be Obsolete in 2020?

Conferences | April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

What Will Be Obsolete in 2020?

by Tina Barseghian Expounding on the ideas of the wildly popular article 21 Things That Will Be Obsolete in 2020, we asked a few of those who attended Big Ideas Fest, a recent gathering of teachers, administrators, entrepreneurs and policymakers, to predict what they think will be obsolete in 2020. Walls around the classroom, said […]

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Save the Date: KQED News Education Media Production Training – Free Admission

News & Civics | February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Save the Date: KQED News Education Media Production Training – Free Admission

Use news as a teaching tool and learn to create your own short videos in this free, hands-on two-part workshop led by KQED Education staff. We’ll cover basic multimedia production skills, talk about how to inspire students to create their own pieces, and go over additional creative ways of integrating news into the classroom.  This […]

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Do Now #16: Is Graffiti Art?

Do Now | January 20, 2012 | 5 Comments

Do Now #16: Is Graffiti Art?

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 In your opinion, is graffiti art? Why or why not?  Optional: Add a photo of graffiti […]

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