Teacher Review for KQED Learn

Great place to promote academic discourse

Mariana G.
Classroom teacher
Herman (Leonard) Intermediate School
San Jose, United States
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My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use KQED Learn to give a voice to students on issues that matter to them. Through the platform, they are able to research topics of interest, post the fruits of their research and virtually talk to other students that are also interested in the topic. My middle school students loved the interaction as well as the relevant topics. Overall an amazing product.
My Take
Absolutely love the platform. I highly recommend for any middle and high school teacher interested in providing his/her students with opportunities to delve deeply into topics that matter/are relevant to today's students. It also helps students develop media literacy and digital citizenship, providing them with a platform to show their work and ideas beyond the walls if one particular classroom. Engagement, relevance, critical thinking, what's not to love?