KQED hosts a variety of free online workshops, webinars and events for educators who want to meaningfully engage their students through media making and civic engagement.
Check out our upcoming events below. We hope to see you there!
KQED Youth Media Challenge: Let’s Talk About Election 2020
Join KQED for an informational webinar to learn about the Let’s Talk About Election 2020 youth media challenge!
National Writing Project C3WP Resources for teaching argument writing Upper Elem., MS, and HS
College, Career, and Community Writing Program: Creating Respectful Discourse for Change
Mini-Units Summary: This resource from the College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP) features one-minute videos that define mini-units and explain the value of using nonfiction sources/texts. There are links to related pages on the C3WP website that focus on creating text sets and on developing and sequencing mini-units. These resources will take facilitators and teachers through both the content and implementation of researched argumentative modules, with space to supplement or customize. Teachers can write in response to some of the units to see how they might work with students.
Us Vs Hate and Teaching Tolerance website Join Us in the Fight Against Hate in Schools. Teaching Tolerance’s new program—#USvsHate—aims to provide easy-to-implement curricula and action steps to support educators and students in resisting hate in their communities. Learn more about how this program got its start in San Diego, California, and how you can bring #USvsHate to your school!
Lit to Go Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.
Newsela Prepare for distance learning with Newsela.
Whether your school is teaching through a closure or building plans to prepare, we’re here to help you ensure that learning doesn’t stop. We’re offering free access to Newsela’s entire product suite for the rest of the 2019/2020 school year.
Zinn Education Project Teaching People’s History
ReadWriteThink Resources for Teachers and Parents. The ability to READ, WRITE, and COMMUNICATE connects people and empowers them to achieve things they never thought possible.
Facing History and Ourselves Our collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. Find resources that will support your students’ learning, whether you are teaching a complex moment in history or addressing today’s breaking news
Text Project Kid’s books: Strategies, tools, and texts to bring beginning readers and struggling readers to high levels of literacy
12 Ideas for Writing Through the Pandemic With The New York Times A dozen writing projects including journals, poems, comics and more — for students to try at home.