Updated with new resources on 3/20/20.
Online Learning Resources
Use these trusted resources to continue to provide meaningful learning experiences for students during school closures. This post will be regularly updated as new resources become available.
PBS LearningMedia is a Pre K-12 FREE online library of trusted, quality, curated resources from PBS and public media stations including KQED. These digital resources include short videos, lessons and interactive games. Start with these collections created to align with PBS educational broadcasting that may be carried by your local station:
- English Language Arts collection
- Math collection
- Science collection
- Social Studies collection
- Bilingual resources grades PreK-5
See digital resource and TV programming alignment by grade and subject.
Free Training: KQED is hosting webinars to help teachers get started with these digital resources.
KQED Learn is a free platform for middle and high school students to tackle big issues and build their media literacy and critical thinking skills in a supportive environment. Create an account and assign students current events discussions to participate in with other students from around the country.
The Above the Noise video series cuts through the hype and dives deep into the research behind the issues affecting middle and high school students’ daily lives.
- 3 Ways to Turn Your Classroom Remote in a Hurry Get tools and resources to set up your classroom for distance learning.
- Misinformation, Data Literacy and the Novel Coronavirus Teach about misinformation, media literacy and data literacy.
- Where to Get Free School Lunch in the Bay Area Help students find where to get free meals to go.
Educational TV Programming on KQED Plus
KQED will begin broadcasting standards-aligned educational television programming, created by PBS SoCal/KCET and the Los Angeles Unified School District. This TV schedule was developed to help schools and districts bridge the digital divide and provide equitable access to learning for all students at home, regardless of access to internet or computers. Educational programming runs each weekday 6am-6pm starting Monday, March 16. Contact your local PBS station for the programming schedule in your area.
- Visit the KQED Plus TV schedule.
- See TV programming and digital resource alignment by grade and subject.
These resources are shared as part of the At-Home Learning California Public Education Partnership.