Last week, PBS NewsHour Extra partnered with Google to offer students the #MyZeitgeist Challenge, an opportunity to create their own Zeitgeist by compiling the events that have made the biggest impact on their lives using the storytelling tool Meograph. As part of this effort, KQED Do Now presented the question What events of the year […]
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Events & Conferences | December 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
KQED Education is looking for highly engaged educators who are interested in integrating innovative pedagogical approaches to learning where students can connect, collaborate, and debate with their peers from around the country on current events.
Do Now | June 25, 2013 | 15 Comments
KQED Education is looking for highly engaged educators who are interested in integrating innovative pedagogical approaches to learning where students can connect, collaborate, and debate with their peers from around the country on current events. KQED Do Now is a weekly activity for high school students around the nation to explore current issues using social […]
Online Training Modules | May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Are you interested in having your students debate about current events with other students from around the country? KQED Do Now is a weekly activity for students to engage and respond to current issues using social media tools like Twitter. KQED aims to introduce 21st Century skills and add value to learning through the integration of relevant content and new media tools and technologies.
Do Now | March 29, 2013 | 142 Comments
These days, many teenagers live half their lives on social media sites, and they’re writing the rules as they go. One online trend 16-year-old Temitayo Fagbenle finds disturbing is something she calls “slut-shaming,” or using photos and videos to turn a girl’s private life inside out. Do you think sexual cyberbullying is a problem?
Digital Tools | January 15, 2013 | 9 Comments
To some, a Twitter chat can mean endless banter that can cause major distraction. Young people love to use the popular platform to communicate with their friends on what they are doing at any given moment. To educators, this kind of use doesn’t jibe in the classroom…and mobile devices in many schools are outlawed for […]
Do Now Round-Ups | December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Last month’s science Do Now looked at the viability of using nuclear energy as an energy source. We asked students what they think about expanding the use of nuclear energy in California? Here are some of their responses.
Do Now | March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
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 Is your digital footprint important? Does it matter what you reveal online? Why or why not? […]
Post-Secondary ESL | October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments
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 […]