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Live Music: Abby Adams

March 17, 2018 – 11:05 am | 22 views

From 03/17/2018: Live performance with violinist Abby Adams in advance of her 3/17 (8 pm) performance at the Park House

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Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

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Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017-2018

March 1, 2018 – 3:15 am | 310 views

6th, 7th, and 8th graders at Woodland Hills Jr. High School’s Prime Time After School program learn the basics of audio production while expressing and reflecting on their personal experiences.

Check back here for all their newly produced podcasts, interviews and audio essays throughout the school year!

Funded in full or in part with a grant by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Faison After School 2018

February 27, 2018 – 12:57 pm | 36 views
20180306_173207_Crop_Low We're very excited to be back at Pittsburgh Faison for After School!

It Takes A Village at Brashear High School

February 22, 2018 – 1:03 pm | 80 views
P1040904 An audio recap of a fantastic evening at Brashear that celebrated and shared the various cultures of the school's African students.

Digital Storytelling – Podcasts, Radio, and More

February 21, 2018 – 8:30 am | 63 views
AlleghenyIntermediateUnit On February 21, 2018, SLB welcomed eleven teachers from multiple districts for a half-day workshop focused on creating and publishing radio and audio programs and classroom applications. This audio montage is culled from our icebreaker activity and features participants reflecting on their careers in teaching.

Pittsburgh Public Schools: “Whose Streets” Film Preview

February 15, 2018 – 5:00 pm | 143 views
P1040864-1 Pittsburgh Public students who lead Black student unions, gender-sexuality alliances, and feminist student unions preview the documentary "Whose Streets".

From There to Here… 2017/2018

February 13, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 104 views
Editing11 As part of their Fall 2017 Social Studies unit, thirty-six Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic Academy 2017-2018

February 2, 2018 – 12:16 pm | 120 views
File Feb 02, 10 54 27 AM In the 2017/2018 school year, students at the Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy radio club learned how to write and record features for radio.

2018 GRAMMY Nominee: Justin Roberts

January 27, 2018 – 8:05 am | 269 views
Justin-Roberts_Lemonade From 01/27/2018: Justin Roberts on his album, Lemonade, nominated for this year's GRAMMY Award for Best Children's Album.

2018 WQED Writer’s Contest Promos

January 23, 2018 – 4:11 pm | 114 views
writeon_soundcloud-01 Listen to promos for the 2018 WQED PBS Kids Writer's Contest recorded by past winners!

Streaming Justice Webcast 2018: Students Honor MLK

January 15, 2018 – 12:00 pm | 111 views
IMG_5203 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live five-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants hosted the live webcast, selected the songs played during their segments and learned about the equipment used in a live broadcast. Discussions covered topics such as civil rights, youth engagement, public education and other matters of justice and equity.

Brashear After School 2017-18

January 10, 2018 – 12:58 pm | 151 views
20171129_170346 Check out some of the new audio from Brashear - including an interesting Q&A session about China!