‘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.
PBS and BBC present Big Blue Live — a three-night television and online broadcast extravaganza featuring the majestic marine life of Monterey Bay through live reports from air, sea, and below the waves. Bay Area teachers are invited to KQED for a Big Blue Live screening, Monday, August 31st at 5:30pm. Free registration required. Bring Big Blue … Continue reading Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources →
KQED is offering a variety of free trainings and professional learning opportunities this school year for Bay Area teachers to support the effective use of digital media in the classroom. From webinars to workshops, sign up for one or more free trainings to take full advantage of our extensive online media resources, and employ our … Continue reading Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia →
In collaboration with classroom teachers, teacher librarians can help students explore and improve their interaction with the natural world by teaching research skills. Explore ideas for integrating public media resources that build on data collection and analysis in ecology projects.