KQED Teach


KQED Teach is a free, online professional learning community for educators to expand their media literacy skills by taking short courses.  Participants will find courses, lesson plans, and activities for making their own digital media, developing lesson plans and sharing it with the community of fellow educators.  Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take courses and learn about digital media.

  • KQED Teach Introduction

    KQED Teach is KQED's online professional learning platform for educators. Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take courses and learn about digital media.

    Grades: 13+
  • Digital Portfolios with Maker Ed

    This video is part of the Digital Portfolios with Maker Ed course on KQED Teach - KQED's online professional learning platform for educators. Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take this course and learn more about creating comics in the classroom. 

    Grades: 13+
  • Making Infographics

    This video is part of the Making Infographics course on KQED Teach - KQED's online professional learning platform for educators. Infographics are a visual way to tell a story with data. Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take this course and learn more about creating infographics.

    Grades: 13+
  • Podcasting with Youth Radio

    This video is part of the Podcasting with Youth Radio course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+
  • Digital Annotation with Hypothes.is

    With this free professional development course from KQED Teach, learn about web annotation for personal note-taking, group discussion, and public commentary using the tool Hypothes.is. Reflect about the role of web annotation as a form of civic engagement, a conversation tool, and art form. Take the final step and share how you’ve used digital annotation in your teaching practice. The final Make and Share for all of our KQED Teach courses is a lesson plan. This takes professional learning to the next level by allowing you to share what you’ve learned with your fellow educators, peer to peer.

    Grades: 13+
  • Making Interactive Maps

    This video is part of the Making Interactive Maps course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+
  • Using Media as Core Text

    Using Media as Core Text is a course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at teach.kqed.org to take this course.

    In this course you will: 

    • Develop strategies for connecting media to core content areas.
    • Identify practices for observing and analyzing various forms of media.
    • Understand tansmedia as a form of constructing and understanding stories.
    • Design a lesson plan that integrated several forms of media.
    Grades: 13+
  • Video Storytelling Essentials

    This video is part of the Video Storytelling Essentials course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at KQED Teach to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+
  • Making Digital Comics

    This video is part of the Making Digital Comics course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at KQED Teach to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+
  • Making Interactive Timelines

    This video is part of the Making Interactive Timelines course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at KQED Teach to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+
  • Communicating with Photography

    This video is part of the Communicating with Photography course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at KQED Teach to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+
  • Learner-Centered Design with The Teachers Guild | KQED Teach

    This video is part of the Learner-Centered Design with The Teachers Guild course on KQED Teach—KQED's online professional learning service for educators. Sign up at KQED Teach to take this course and learn more about creating podcasts.

    Grades: 13+