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How Much is Behavior Based on Nature Versus Nurture?

Do Now | March 5, 2014 | 156 Comments

How Much is Behavior Based on Nature Versus Nurture?

Science has identified two major influences which affect the person you grow to be: nature (your innate qualities and genetics) and nurture (your personal experiences and environment). These two factors play a major role in the upbringing of a human, but to what extent does each contribute to how a person behaves?

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Can We Separate the Artwork from the Artist?

Do Now: Art and Popular Culture | February 11, 2014 | 126 Comments

Can We Separate the Artwork from the Artist?

Artists are people, and sometimes people make bad choices or behave despicably. For example, Picasso was thought to be a womanizer, and Jackson Pollock was known to be abusive due to his struggle with alcoholism. Can you still appreciate a work of art even if you don’t like the artist as a person?

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Zero Tolerance Policies Are Too Harsh

Do Now Round-Ups | January 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Zero Tolerance Policies Are Too Harsh

How much discipline is too much discipline? Last week, students across the nation discussed the benefits and harm behind disciplinary actions on students in school, particularly ones based on the zero tolerance policy in our #DoNowDiscipline post.

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Do Now #58: The Effects of Violence in Media

Do Now | January 19, 2013 | 29 Comments

Do Now #58: The Effects of Violence in Media

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 #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Is there a link between aggressive behavior and the portrayal of violence in the media? Do […]

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Museums Rule!

Art School | October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Museums Rule!

Are you taking your students on a museum field trip this year? Today, we are happy to present the perfect piece of media to help prepare students for a visit to an art museum. This film project was produced in partnership with the de Young Museum and their teen ambassador program, and expertly shot and […]

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