Upcoming Events

The KQED Education Team at a virtual event. (Janelle Kim/KQED)

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!

Last updated: October 27, 2020

November Workshops and Events

Help Students Fight Misinformation One Click at a Time

Online Workshop
Date: November 18
Time: 4pm PDT

Learn how to analyze and evaluate online information. With the help of Carly Severn, KQED’s senior digital news engagement editor, we’ll first take you through steps to identifying misinformation. Then, you’ll practice identifying credible social media posts and leave with resources to teach your students these skills.

ISTE20 Live

Virtual Conference
Date: November 29 - December 5

ISTE20 Live features some of the biggest names in edtech who are eager to share just-in-time strategies to address the challenges of the moment! Attend one (or all!) of our three sessions.

  • Youth Voice 2020: Audio/Video Student Media Projects (Nov. 29 at 10:45am PT)
  • Small Steps to Essential Skills with PBS Media Literacy Certification (Dec. 1 at 4pm PT)
  • KQED Youth Media Challenges: Making Media in Your Remote Classroom (Dec. 4 at 12pm PT)

California STEAM Symposium 2020

Virtual Conference
Date: December 11-13

CA STEAM Symposium provides excellent peer-led professional learning highlighting ideas, strategies, and innovations that work for ALL students. The goal: Advancing STEAM Equity In All Learning Environments. Come to our two sessions!

  • Showcase Learning in the STEAM Classroom with Podcasting (Date and time TBD)
  • Amplify Student Voice Through the Engineering Design Process (Date and time TBD)


Weekly Training Webinars

Need help getting started with our distance learning resources? Join one of our free training webinars.

Curate High-Quality Media for Online Instruction (Grades PreK-12)
30 min, Wednesdays at 3:30pm PDT

In this webinar, learn how to curate high-quality media from PBS and public media stations for online and blended teaching. Find trusted, quality PreK-12 videos, lessons and interactive games for your classroom. All for free. This webinar is the same every week. Register

Strategies for Continued Distance Learning (Early Learning Educators)
60 min, Fridays at 10am PDT

This weekly webinar series provides content and techniques for engaging in distance learning with media and technology, including demonstrations of hands-on activities that can be replicated at home. This webinar series covers a new topic every week. Hosted by PBS SoCal. Register