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KQED Learn! Engagement Amplified and Learning Transformed!

A question launches everything! Free for homeschool teachers and students!

Choose the question from KQED Learn and join the investigation.


Above the Noise is a KQED YouTube series for middle- and high-school students that dives

deep into the big questions behind issues affecting students’ daily lives. Episodes take on complex subject matter with facts and research to help young viewers draw informed conclusions, while inspiring media literacy and civic engagement. It cuts through the hype and takes a deeper look at the research behind controversial and trending topics in the

news. It includes discussion questions and student note handouts.


Get hands-on with the engineering design process with KQED Quest media-rich,

NGSS-aligned, project-based learning unit for grades 6-8. Science educators and producers

bring you engaging, relevant science and engineering resources for educators, students and

lifelong learners.


Explore STEM topics and careers through real-world examples with KQED e-books. Designed to engage learners through a blend of high-quality media, interactive elements and informative text, the books and accompanying iTunes U courses learning experiences both in and out of the classroom.


KQED Art School is a video series for people who want to learn about art. See interviews

with contemporary artists working in performing, visual and media art, as well as how-to

videos that demonstrate new ways to get creative and explain art-making techniques and



KQED, a member station of NPR and PBS based in San Francisco, serves educators with free

and open digital content and tools focused on amplifying youth voice, making media, civic

engagement, and real-world media literacy.

Whether discussing classroom-ready topics using KQED's video series "Above the Noise," or engaging in collaborative inquiry leading to original, media based responses, students are developing the skills they need to be successful communicators in today's world. They provide free standards-aligned content and resources educators can trust.


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