Almetria Vaba

Almetria Vaba administers the California edition of PBS LearningMedia, a digital media service for educators from PBS and WGBH. Check it out at: ca.pbslearningmedia.org.

Shaking Things Up: 10 Resources for Exploring Earthquakes

Does the anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake trigger a landslide of questions from your students about why earthquakes happen, what faults are, or if scientists can predict quakes?  Explore the science of earthquakes, from the Bay Area and beyond, with the following resources. Educator Guide: Exploring Earthquakes This robust guide is part of … Continue reading Shaking Things Up: 10 Resources for Exploring Earthquakes →

KQED at CUE National Conference in Palm Springs

  KQED is gearing up for CUE 2016 National in Palm Springs this month. Find us in the Exhibit Hall at booth 157 and check out our session and featured resources. CUE National Conference, the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the United States is happening March 17-19, … Continue reading KQED at CUE National Conference in Palm Springs →

KQED at the California Council for Social Studies Conference

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 Resources for Afterschool Learning at Bridging the Bay

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 →

Depth and Dimension with Five Black History Month Lessons

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 for … Continue reading Depth and Dimension with Five Black History Month Lessons →

All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays

‘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 →

Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

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 →