California Council for Social Studies is committed to quality social studies education for all students at all grade levels. This year’s conference sessions and workshops will reflect the entire spectrum of social studies education designed to assist teachers in the elementary, middle and senior high school classrooms. The California Council for Social Studies Conference will … Continue reading KQED at the California Council for Social Studies Conference →
KQED will facilitate an exploration of public media resources for afterschool learning at Bridging the Bay After School Conference on Saturday, January 30th in San Francisco. The Bridging the Bay Conference brings together over 700 after school professionals from seven Bay Area counties for a day of learning, networking, and collaboration. KQED Workshop Discovering Online … Continue reading KQED Resources for Afterschool Learning at Bridging the Bay →
Add depth and dimension to your Black History Month lessons with an amazing collection of resources highlighting key events, movements, and traditions as well as notable leaders, poets, and musicians. These highlighted resources are a small sample of the quality content in PBS LearningMedia. Create an account to build interactive, personalized, media -rich learning experiences … Continue reading Depth and Dimension with Five Black History Month Lessons →
‘Tis the season to celebrate. Hanukkah is coming! The Christmas countdown will start. Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas. Use these PBS LearningMedia videos to spark a discussion with the kids in your life about the history, traditions and cultural roots of these holidays. Find these videos and more holiday videos in All About the … Continue reading All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays →
Thanksgiving, the holiday of feasting, can spark lots of learning opportunities in the classroom and at the family dining room table. From the life of a turkey to the typical cost of a Thanksgiving meal, these PBS LearningMedia infographics and videos will get students digging into a holiday we can all be thankful for. Sign … Continue reading Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break →
This short video provides a few ideas for using the Lesson Builder in PBS LearningMedia. Create and assign interactive, media rich lessons in three short steps with the Lesson Builder in PBS LearningMedia.
What do you get when you cross cuddly textiles with heavy metal iconography? Punk quilts by Ben Venom. Help students tap into personal interests that can define their artistic style and close out Arts Education Week with our new KQED Art School video.
Yes, Labor Day means a day off for many, but what does the holiday really mean? Give your class a glimpse into the labor movement with this PBS NewsHour lesson plan, which provides information on the contemporary role of the unions and a simulation about the process of negotiations.