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Four Great Sites for Teaching About the Science of Winter Sports

6 -12 Science | December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Four Great Sites for Teaching About the Science of Winter Sports

Winter break is just around the corner! And there’s a good chance that some of your students will be watching or participating in winter sports during the break or over the next few months. Engage students with examples of scientific concepts in action! Teach about the science of skiing, ice hockey, snowboarding, ice skating and […]

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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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Media Ripping Tools 1: Easy YouTube Video Downloader

Video Educasts | October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Media Ripping Tools 1: Easy YouTube Video Downloader

Remixing video has become a popular cultural movement. We see it all over the internet where people re-purpose video to convey an alternative message. The Mister Rogers remix entitled Garden of Your Mind, produced by PBS Digital Studios takes hundreds of clips from dozens of episodes to create an inspirational song about learning. The audio […]

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Digital Portraits and Cindy Sherman

Arts | August 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Digital Portraits and Cindy Sherman

KQED Arts Education and a group of local educators just completed our second annual “Digital Portraits” course for educators. Last year, we studied California artist Robert Arneson‘s approach portraiture and created short, autobiographical films (Check out last year’s assignment and two of the films in the Edspace archive). This summer, the artist we looked to […]

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Science Lab in San Mateo County – Classroom by the Bay

K-5 Science | July 30, 2012 | 38 Comments

Science Lab in San Mateo County – Classroom by the Bay

Just a few weeks before the start of another school year, 22 teachers across San Mateo County gathered at Marine Science Institute, located in Redwood City. This group of Pre-K to 3rd grade teachers registered for KQED Science Lab and were excited to plunge into four days of professional development. The teachers came dressed in […]

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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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Project VoiceScape: We All Belong Here

Civics in the Community | November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project VoiceScape: We All Belong Here

“My parents traveled by boat and plane before finding a home in San Francisco.” Ifeanyi is one of several students in James Lick Middle School’s Peer Resources class who is a first generation immigrant. His parents traveled from Abuja, the capital of Nigeria to New York City by boat, lived in Queens, and then flew […]

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Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.2: Great body of work!

Arts | July 1, 2011 | 6 Comments

Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.2: Great body of work!

Sharon Hi everyone, I’m back from my trip to Philadelphia where I attended the ISTE conference — a lot of educational technology stuff. It was really interesting, but I have to say that I kept thinking about the work you are all doing in this workshop and how impressive it is! Some of your stories […]

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Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.1: So many thoughts, so little time…

Arts | June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.1: So many thoughts, so little time…

  On Monday, our trip to MOMA and Zeum was quite inspirational. We were able to view amazing self-portraits from an array of visual artists like Robert Arneson’s California Artist (shown on the left). We were able to gain insight into a variety of artists’ processes. What issues/factors motivate them to create work. What choices […]

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Digital Self-Portaits Workshop 1.0: Who am I?

Arts | June 10, 2011 | 16 Comments

Digital Self-Portaits Workshop 1.0: Who am I?

Welcome video artist educators! We’re so excited to be going through this creative exploration with you. Hopefully, this course will allow you to explore and express yourselves using video as a platform. The sky is the limit. Today, we’ve discussed ways to think about self-portraits and what constitutes auto-biography. Hopefully, we have kept the conversation […]

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