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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: April 16, 2021

April Workshops and Events

Earn a PBS Media Literacy Micro-credential With Your Instructional Video

Online Workshop
Date: April 22
Time: 4-5pm PT

As part of the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification by KQED, the "Making Media for Classroom Use: Audio & Video" micro-credential validates and gives educators public recognition of their ability to create original audio and/or video content that communicates a specific message to, and supports, the learning of a student audience. In this workshop, you’ll get hands-on and start a submission for this micro-credential with direct guidance from KQED staff. Before the end of the session, you will be well on your way to earning this micro-credential! For all educators.

Infographics to Strengthen Data Literacy and Student Voice in Science

Online Workshop
Date: April 29
Time: 4-5pm PT

Learn how to create infographics and how they can be used in the science classroom. Teachers will explore how data visualization can be used in the classroom through looking at examples, and then get hands-on practice using infographic tools with sample data. This workshop is offered as part of Community Resources for Science's professional development series, Building Environment & Climate Literacy.


May Workshops and Events

Curate High-Quality Media for Online Instructions

Informational Webinar
Date: May 5
Time: 3:30-4pm PT

In this 30-minute 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.

Using Video Projects to Motivate Student Learning

Online Workshop
Date: May 19
Time: 4-5pm PT

Video projects are a powerful way to inspire student learning and strengthen communication and critical thinking skills. Learn about the impact of video projects and how they help students show what they have learned. Then get hands-on and start your own video to share with students. This workshop is geared towards middle and high school educators, but all are welcome!

Weekly Training Webinars

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