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Navigating KQED’s Post Secondary/ ESL Resources

ESL Insights | October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Navigating KQED’s Post Secondary/ ESL Resources

This screen cast offers a brief guide to KQED Education’s media rich resources for ESL educators – resources developed by ESL educators around the Bay Area.

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Videos for Observing Patterns in Nature

K-5 Science | June 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Videos for Observing Patterns in Nature

Working with pattern blocks, tangrams, and 3D shapes are part of every elementary teacher’s geometry curriculum. But have you ever gone outdoors and observed nature’s design? The natural world is filled with geometric patterns. The sunflower, pine cone, and pineapple are examples where you’ll see the Fibonnaci sequence. Lightning, arteries, and river deltas are examples […]

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Do Now Round Up: Online Learning

Do Now Round-Ups | February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Online Learning

The virtual classroom is really catching on in the U.S. with more than two million K-12 students taking classes online as an alternative and flexible way of learning. In California, Governor Jerry Brown strongly supports this move away from the traditional classroom. He sees online college courses as a way to deal with the problem […]

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Do Now #60: Online Learning

Do Now | January 26, 2013 | 163 Comments

Do Now #60: Online Learning

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 are the advantages or disadvantages of taking courses online? Would you prefer that classes be […]

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PD Module #2: Narrated Slideshows for Science Education (self-paced)

6 -12 Science | December 11, 2012 | 10 Comments

PD Module #2: Narrated Slideshows for Science Education (self-paced)

Today, science demands sophisticated skills not generally taught as part of standard science curricula. Ideally, science instructional strategies teach a body of knowledge and cultivate other abilities required for the practice of science. For example the scientific community values collaboration and teamwork, critical and focused observation, the use of technology for data collection, evaluation of […]

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The impact of video in education (infographic)

Digital Tools | November 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

The impact of video in education (infographic)

Earlier this week, Ed Tech Times posted an insightful infographic about the power of video in education. It was produced by Cisco to accompany their recently published white paper.

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PBS LearningMedia Fall Webinar Trainings

PBS LearningMedia | August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

PBS LearningMedia Fall Webinar Trainings

KQED and PBS are facilitating a free webinar training, ”Educating with PBS LearningMedia” the third Thursday of each month at 4:30 PM.  Participants will explore how to engage students in media-rich learning experiences with the next generation digital media service, PBS LearningMedia. In a 30 minute training, educators will learn the ropes around this robust library of […]

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Five Ways to Use PBS LearningMedia in Your Classroom

PBS LearningMedia | April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Five Ways to Use PBS LearningMedia in Your Classroom

PBS LearningMedia is the next generation digital library from PBS and affiliates designed for educators to engage students in media-rich learning environments with videos, audio, and interactives. With over 20,000 resources, and more being added weekly, LearningMedia is the place to reimagine classroom learning, transform your teaching, and engage your students in new ways. 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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