Election Day was last Tuesday and Americans took to the polls to vote for our next president (along with voting for other State and Federal politicians and various measures and propositions). We asked students which candidate offered a better future and who they would vote for. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last […]
Last week’s Do Now asked students if prisoners who are convicted of the most violent crimes should receive the death penalty. Here are their responses. The top video is the main resource that they viewed before tweeting. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last week’s Do Now activity.
In the Bay Area city of Richmond, there is a Soda Tax campaign in full swing. Supporters of the campaign have created art to represent their stance on Measure N, including the mural pictured above. Students have mixed reviews. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last week’s Do Now activity.
Last week’s Do Now asked students to consider the arguments around Affirmative Action and respond to the question — should universities be allowed to make race-based admissions decisions that give preference to minority applicants in an attempt to have a more diverse student body? Read their responses below.
Do Now #42 looks at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. We asked students to rate him from 1 to 10 explaining what Mitt Romney has done well in his career and what he stands for. See the story below and view how students rate Mitt Romney.
Do Now #41 looks at President Obama’s first term and asks students to grade his performance. See the story below, at the top of our Storify Round-Up. View how students think about President Obama’s work in the White House and whether he has done well or what he could have done better.
Do Now #39 looks at the rise in student suspensions in California. See the story below at the top of our Storify Round-Up. View how students responded to the question of whether they see suspensions regularly at their school and whether they are deserved. We also asked for effective alternatives.
KQED Do Now this week looked at the gay marriage debate, sparked from President Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage. People were asked if same-sex couples should be aIlowed to marry. Here are the students responses.