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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Do Now | April 3, 2015 | 82 Comments

What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Would you consider earning a high school equivalency certification instead of a high school diploma? What, if anything, does the high school experience offers versus the potential “shortcut” of a GED? How well does high school fit your learning needs?

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To What Extent Should Organisms Be Collected from the Wild?

Do Now | March 31, 2015 | 87 Comments

To What Extent Should Organisms Be Collected from the Wild?

For centuries, museums and scientists have been collecting animals, plants and other organisms from the wild for research purposes. To what extent do you think collecting living and nonliving specimens should be allowed?

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Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Do Now | March 27, 2015 | 176 Comments

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

College and basketball programs rake in billions of dollars each year through marketing, broadcast contracts, ticket sales and merchandising. Should college athletes get paid or be allowed to receive sponsorship money?

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What Ordinary Object Best Represents You?

Do Now | March 24, 2015 | 106 Comments

What Ordinary Object Best Represents You?

You might be surprised to learn that for many artists, inspiration often comes from ordinary, everyday objects, experiences, and materials. What everyday object or material best represents you?

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Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Do Now | March 20, 2015 | 208 Comments

Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Mass shootings in gun free zones like schools have some Western lawmakers considering legislation that would eliminate these zones. Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota are weighing proposals that would allow guns in schools, in the hopes of avoiding future mass shootings. What do you think?

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What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

Do Now | March 17, 2015 | 113 Comments

What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

As we face the consequences of a changing climate, many people wonder how we can most effectively change the consumptive habits of U.S. citizens. Is it more effective to change people’s behavior and attitudes or have the government implement regulations?

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How Can We End Violence Against Women?

Do Now | March 13, 2015 | 81 Comments

How Can We End Violence Against Women?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #DoNowWomen For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What steps should we take to end violence against women? Introduction A new report from the […]

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Do You See the Seven Elements of Art in Everyday Life?

Do Now | March 10, 2015 | 8 Comments

Do You See the Seven Elements of Art in Everyday Life?

There are many different ways to consider the elements used to make an artwork. Where do you notice the seven elements of art in your daily life?

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How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

Do Now | March 6, 2015 | 67 Comments

How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

Gun violence poses a serious threat to U.S. teens and their communities. How does gun violence affect you and your community?

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Why Do Scientists and the Public Disagree?

Do Now | March 3, 2015 | 44 Comments

Why Do Scientists and the Public Disagree?

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, scientists and the public have differing views on science-related issues. Why do you think scientists and the public disagree?

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