Each year, thanks to the generosity of artist Marion Cilker, San Jose State University and the Santa Clara County Office of Education host two days of inspiration for both pre-service and in-service arts educators. KQED will be there to present a workshop about KQED Art School, and other presenters include SFMOMA, AXIS Dance, and TheaterWorks of Silicon Valley.
Tag: PBS LearningMedia
Make learning INTERACTIVE with resources from PBS LearningMedia! Try out one of PBS LearningMedia’s unique interactive resources. The PBS LearningMedia content library provides PreK-12 educators with 30,000 contextualized teaching resources to engage 21st century learners while supporting the integration of the Common Core State Standards.
By Katie O’Mahoney As a middle school math teacher, I was constantly looking for ways to incite my students’ interests in math. Unsurprisingly, and without fail, my students were always the most engaged when the lesson felt relevant and meaningful to their life, and when it centered on food. However, I often found that such […]
As NPR noted recently, the new nationwide science standards due out soon will recommend that U.S. public school students learn about the climatic shift taking place. PBS LearningMedia has hundreds of multimedia resources to support teaching climate change in the classroom. KQED’s Clue into Climate is a comprehensive unit on climate change exploring fundamental science concepts […]
Spark your students’ curiosity in engineering and technology by introducing them to the designers, inventors, and clever thinkers featured in PBS LearningMedia. Use their stories to illustrate various themes of study like the engineering design process and the impact of technology. For free access to PBS LearningMedia, register today! Designing a Wheelchair for Rugby Grades […]
Join KQED and CSTA for one of four area specific science webinars and learn the ropes around PBS LearningMedia, a collection of thousands of digital media resources from KQED and other public media stations for the K-12 science classroom. Experienced science educators give an example of a media-rich lesson and present strategies for successfully incorporating […]
Multimedia as a tool can enhance and strengthen the impact of activities in the field and in the science classroom. PBS LearningMedia videos, audio and interactives engage students and can be used to effectively demonstrate science concepts as well as to reinforce media literacy technologies as part of a core science curriculum. Here are 7 […]
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 […]
Space exploration allows for an interdisciplinary moment between science and social studies. Use these 5 PBS LearningMedia resources to add richness and depth to your lessons. PBS LearningMedia has thousands more classroom-ready media to enhance classroom learning. 1. Hubble’s Expanding Universe Video(4:14) Grades: 6-12 Use this video and accompanying support material to spark astronomy fascination among […]
What better time to discuss careers and goal setting with your students than on the cusp of a new year? In December, PBS LearningMedia featured a collection of resources focused on STEM careers that was both motivating and insightful. Designing a Rollercoaster Video (:53): Grades 5-12 Meet mechanical engineer and roller coaster designer Chris Gray, in […]