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Music Production in the Classroom

Arts | April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Music Production in the Classroom

Please welcome digital media teacher Matt Koons to EdSpace. We met at a KQED Education event last fall, and I wanted to hear more about his students’ music production projects, which reminded me of our inspiring KQED Spark videos about young music-makers such as the students from they Bay Area Unity Music Project, and singer/songwriter […]

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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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KQED Science Youth Media Festival

6 -12 Science | February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

KQED Science Youth Media Festival

Applications are now open for the 1st Annual KQED Science Youth Media Festival, hosted at California Academy of Sciences on June 10, 2012, 3-5pm. Deadline for submission: April 15, 2012 The theme for this year’s festival is Nature and Environmental Science. We are looking for videos produced by youth who are either in middle school […]

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Project Voicescape’s Fatima

Civics in the Community | September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project Voicescape’s Fatima

Usually, we hear about how teens should not give into peer pressure, but for Fatima, it was peer pressure that influenced her to apply to college. Her friends were the only support to keep her motivated and persevere through the challenges she faced at home. In her film Fatima, co-produced by William Tatlonghari and Eric […]

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Project VoiceScape’s We Need Help

Civics in the Community | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project VoiceScape’s We Need Help

To Shaq, it was not an ordinary chemistry class at San Francisco’s Burton High School. That cold spring morning, he had a plan. He was going to film a drug scene in the middle of the lesson. He had his props ready – a small mirror, a dollar bill, and powdered sugar. He sat there […]

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Quest Institute — Slideshow Workshop

6 -12 Science | July 28, 2011 | 46 Comments

Quest Institute — Slideshow Workshop

There are a number of necessary skills that are essential to learning the process of making slideshows with audio. Like most multimedia productions, we can organize these skills into a common workflow.

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