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.
From the science of making cheese to the chemistry of onions, connect food to science and showcase hands-on cooking activities that can be done at school, at summer camp or at home with these videos and activities found in PBS LearningMedia. PBS LearningMedia has productivity tools for creating interactive learning experiences. Sign up for a free … Continue reading Summer Learning Series: The Science of Cooking →
Here is a sneak peek of a new KQED video, Cleaning Poop from Drinking Water. This video is part of our Engineering Is: Cleaning Poop from Drinking Water e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind the Lotus Water project’s device designed to purify drinking water in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The e-book includes videos, … Continue reading Engineering is…Solving Poop Problems →
Summer is a great opportunity to take a closer look at the art around us. With this summer series, entice students to engage with a variety of popular videos from KQED and PBS LearningMedia. These graffiti and street art videos highlight pioneers of Bay Area graffiti, the most popular places to paint, and different styles … Continue reading Summer Learning Series: Bay Area Graffiti →