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Teachers, Apply for our Do Now Working Group this Fall

Do Now | June 25, 2013 | 15 Comments

Teachers, Apply for our Do Now Working Group this Fall

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 […]

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Teach Civic Engagement Using Social Media with KQED Do Now (An Online PD Module)

Online Training Modules | May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Teach Civic Engagement Using Social Media with KQED Do Now (An Online PD Module)

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.

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Do Now #71: Sexual Cyberbullying: The Modern Day Letter A

Do Now | March 29, 2013 | 142 Comments

Do Now #71: Sexual Cyberbullying: The Modern Day Letter A

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?

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What Can a Twitter Chat Teach Our Students?

Digital Tools | January 15, 2013 | 9 Comments

What Can a Twitter Chat Teach Our Students?

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 […]

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Do Now Round Up: Nuclear Energy

Do Now Round-Ups | December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Nuclear Energy

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.

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Do Now #25:  Every Move You Make – Who is Watching You?

Do Now | March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #25: Every Move You Make – Who is Watching You?

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? […]

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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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