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How to Create a Narrated Slideshow about Current Events

Online Training Modules | July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to Create a Narrated Slideshow about Current Events

Most students entering the workforce will be expected to have media production skills. From Facebook to YouTube, most industries will require job applicants to have at least some basic skill set with online multimedia platforms. In social studies, English language arts, and journalism classrooms, simple media production activities are a dynamic way for students to become fluent in these technical 21st Century skills, while representing their work through creative, innovative projects.

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Do Now #55: 2012 in Review

Do Now | January 4, 2013 | 221 Comments

Do Now #55: 2012 in Review

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 What story of 2012 had the most impact on you and how did you hear about […]

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Teachers: Back-to-School Election Event Coming to KQED!!!

News & Civics | August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Teachers: Back-to-School Election Event Coming to KQED!!!

The upcoming presidential election provides an excellent opportunity to weave news, civics and public affairs directly into your curriculum. This election, in particular, is chock full of relevant themes and issues pretty much guaranteed to tie into the core concepts and standards you teach, and to provoke the attention and interest of your students. From broad […]

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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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Introducing ESL Mobile News Blog

Post-Secondary ESL | October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Introducing ESL Mobile News Blog

This fall, KQED Education launched the ESL Mobile News Blog. It reaches out to ESL educators to help us explore how ESL students engage with news. How do students who have moved here from different cultures connect with news? Interestingly, many of the ESL educators we asked were not sure of the answer since the […]

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Do Now #1: Remembering 9/11

Do Now | September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #1: Remembering 9/11

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 What do you remember about the day of September 11, 2001? Consider one of these follow-up […]

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