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Oakland Teacher Wins Digital Technology from PBS LearningMedia

General | November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oakland Teacher Wins Digital Technology from PBS LearningMedia

KQED and PBS LearningMedia are pleased to present St. Jarlath Catholic School in Oakland, CA with $10,000 in digital technology for use in the school’s classrooms. Shannon Jordan, a middle school science and religion teacher at St. Jarlath, took home the grand prize for her school. Jordan was randomly selected from over 18K entries in a sweepstakes promoted locally by KQED […]

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What is This Generation’s Moon Mission?

Do Now | November 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

What is This Generation’s Moon Mission?

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 #DoNowJFK For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now President Kennedy inspired a generation of scientists with his mission to be the first country to […]

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Top 10 Tech To-Dos Over The Summer

ESL Insights | June 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

Top 10 Tech To-Dos Over The Summer

“You’re so lucky you have the summer off,” is the first comment anyone who finds out I’m a teacher says. Well, I may not be in the classroom teaching, but in many ways I’m still working. Teachers are so busy on a day to day basis during the school year preparing lessons, grading assignments, attending meetings, and so on, that our To Do lists never seem to get all checked off.

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BAYMN FEST 2013 — June 1 & 2

Bay Area Youth Media Network | May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

BAYMN FEST 2013 — June 1 & 2

On June 1 & 2, the Bay Area Youth Media Network (BAYMN) in partnership with KQED will present BAYMN FEST, a free two-day interactive showcase of media produced by young folks ages 12-24, hosted at the San Francisco Public Library.

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Is Technology Changing Your Brain?

ESL Insights | April 23, 2013 | 5 Comments

Is Technology Changing Your Brain?

Digital technology may well be the darling of the 21st Century, but is it good for your brain? When I ask college students if the onslaught of information affects their brains, or how they learn, there is a digital divide in responses. The 20 year-olds and under grew up connected, yet will admit that focusing on one thing for any length of time is problematic.

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Young Inventors, Designers & Innovative Thinkers with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Young Inventors, Designers & Innovative Thinkers with PBS LearningMedia

  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 […]

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In the Classroom: A SLANT Approach to Learning at the Paul Revere School

In the Classroom | January 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

In the Classroom: A SLANT Approach to Learning at the Paul Revere School

Cynthia Vasquez teaches her Pre-K students at the Paul Revere School in San Francisco with the methodology of learning through play. Her approach is influenced by a group of teachers from the San Francisco Unified School District’s SLANT (Science, Literacy, Arts, and Technology) program where she explores ways of integrating each of these disciplines into […]

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Do Now #56: Concussions in Sports

6 -12 Science | January 8, 2013 | 6 Comments

Do Now #56: Concussions in Sports

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 Should professional and amateur sports have stricter rules to prevent injuries like concussions? Why or why […]

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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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Explore Career Paths

PBS LearningMedia | February 8, 2012 | 4 Comments

Explore Career Paths

Idaho Public Television’s collection “School to Careers” found in PBS LearningMedia, follows professionals for a day, allowing students to “walk in the shadow” of some funny and informative folks. A nurse anesthetist, happy to divulge some medicinal tricks of the trade, reveals that he has “put a lot of people to sleep.” Each professional in […]

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