Welcome to the free media literacy teaching and learning hub for educators and students. You’ll find professional development courses, classroom resources, and unique tools that allow students to practice critical thinking, media-making, and civil discourse. Provided by the nonprofit public media station, KQED.
An academic forum to discuss issues that matter with other students across the country. Discussion prompts provided by Above the Noise videos give students a structured way to engage in critical discussion on a range of topics – from vaping to video games, online privacy to climate change.
KQED Arts digital video series If Cities Could Dance showcases the work and stories of dancers from cities around the country. In this challenge, students are invited to share individual or group dance routines that employ video production techniques including scene-setting, framing, and editing. Select pieces will be shared on KQED Arts channels. Great for: dance, cheer, step, camps, classes, and clubs.
Art School is a KQED web video series that introduces contemporary artists who discuss their careers and intentions, then demonstrate hands-on techniques or concepts.
Standards-aligned resources for bring dance, music, theater, and visual art into learning.
(for links to resources, click on the red labels)