February 21 2017
‘Read Brave’ Fosters Passionate Reading and Intergenerational Dialogue
Read Brave is a city-wide one book project in Saint Paul, Minnesota, facilitated by a small but passionate group from...
January 13 2017
A Lab That Grows Young Writers
An afterschool writing center offers fourth- and fifth-graders the opportunity to explore their creative capacity upon completing a warm-up writing exercise.
February 04 2015
Defining a Participatory Critical Literacy
In this post from DML Central, educator Antero Garcia discusses defining a participatory critical literacy, using Nicole Mirra and Danielle...
January 30 2015
Empowering Mentors, Empowering Youth: Remembering Brother Mike
March 19 2015
Developer Diaries: Meeting Learning Objectives
Take a look behind the scenes at the collaborative design process between content experts and game developers in this post...
January 29 2016
Immigrant Teens in the South Bronx Learn the Art of Online...
Teachers in the South Bronx extend opportunities for student-driven online writing projects through the Youth Voices platform. The work was...
May 05 2013
Learn to program with ScratchEd
July 22 2015
CLMOOC Heats Up—Join KQED and the National Park Service for the...
As the 2015 CLMOOC continues through a fifth Make Cycle, we’re excited that our partners, KQED and the National Park...
February 12 2018
Writing Our Future: American Creed and a New Youth Publishing Opportunity
NWP is getting ready to launch a new youth publishing opportunity connected to the PBS documentary American Creed (broadcast nationally...
February 09 2018
Why and How to Use YouTube Video Essays in Your Classroom
In a world of nearly ubiquitous YouTube viewership, teaching video essays is not only a great platform for close reading...
February 07 2018
2018 Inventor’s Challenge Invites Youth Creativity and Problem-Solving
Do you know a budding young builder, maker or scientist? Encourage them to submit their best and brightest ideas for...
February 01 2018
Writing Our Civic Futures (February): Educating for Democracy in a Partisan...
This month, Writing Our Civic Futures explores research about the impact of media literacy education on how young people judge...
January 26 2018
Get Ready for the State of the Union
Engage your students in dissecting and speaking back to the State of the Union Address with resources from KQED Education,...
January 22 2018
10 Connected Learning Lesson Plans from the Remake Learning Network
Ten members of Remake Learning, a network of innovative educators and organizations in Pittsburgh, have created lesson plans capturing their...
January 09 2018
Educating for Democracy: What We Can Do
In a challenging time for our democracy, how can we help students prepare for civic and political life in the...
January 08 2018
Writing Our Civic Futures (January): Defining Political Equality
In October, we launched Writing Our Civic Futures, a collaboration of the National Writing Project and Marginal Syllabus that supports...
December 01 2017
Writing Our Civic Futures (December): Bringing Students’ Lives to the Fore
Our December edition of Writing Our Civic Futures, our annotation collaboration with Marginal Syllabus, explores critical literacies that center students'...
November 09 2017
Teachers Are the Catalyst: John Legend Highlights LRNG Innovators in (a...
LRNG Innovators co-founder John Legend highlights the work of educator teams who are building the future of connected learning.
November 08 2017
Youth Media Challenge Captures Stepping Up Stories
High school social studies teacher Peter Paccone shares how his students have "stepped up", and why he is pointing them...
October 31 2017
Writing Our Civic Futures (November): Reimagining Civic Participation
Last month we kicked off Writing Our Civic Futures, a collaboration of the National Writing Project and Marginal Syllabus that...
October 19 2017
#WhyIWrite: Join Us in Celebrating the National Day on Writing
October 20 is the National Day on Writing and we've put together some resources to inspire and get you started.
October 18 2017
KQED Youth Media Challenge: How Are You Stepping Up?
KQED and the Bay Area Video Coalition's Youth Media Challenge asks teens to create video, audio, or writing sharing how...
October 09 2017
5 Secrets to Creating an Innovative After-school Program
Connected learning scholar Mimi Ito explores lessons learned from a successful long-distance collaboration to create innovative STEM learning experiences for...
September 29 2017
Writing Our Civic Futures (October): Youth Voice and Participation
Our collaborative annotation project, Writing Our Civic Futures, is underway with a conversation about youth voice and civic participation.
September 28 2017
How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change
Middle Eastern and Muslim-American youth are creating new ways to use social media and other digital tools to find their...
September 19 2017
Starting at the Margins: An Invitation to Writing Our Civic Futures
With Writing Our Civic Futures, a collaborative project of the National Writing Project and Marginal Syllabus, educators will have the...
September 11 2017
StoriumEdu: turning writing into a game
Learn about StoriumEdu, a new game-based learning system for writing, and join the free beta program.
September 01 2017
Collaboration, Conversation, and Reflection at the 4T Virtual Conference on Digital...
Get ready for this year’s 4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing with a look back at some of the conversations...
August 29 2017
Learning and Teaching Today: Introducing The Current at Educator Innovator
The Current at Educator Innovator, our redesigned open publishing platform, is now live and ready for your contributions!
August 14 2017
Classroom Guide for Above the Noise
Engage students in issues of science and media literacy with KQED's entertaining and informative hype-busting video series Above the Noise.
August 07 2017
From Connected Learning to Connected Teaching: A Necessary Step Forward
Nicole Mirra begins a framework of connected teaching, a set of moves and practices that can help teachers understand the...
August 01 2017
Catching up with LRNG Grantees at Riverside, Tar River, and Castle...
Three 2014 LRNG Innovators Challenge grantees share how their work has progressed, relaying both tremendous successes and ongoing challenges.