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Do Now #48: Romney vs. Obama

Do Now | November 2, 2012 | 4 Comments

Do Now #48: Romney vs. Obama

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 The number one issue in this election is the economy, and it can greatly affect your […]

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Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

Do Now Round-Ups | October 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

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.

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Do Now #46: Is the Death Penalty an Appropriate Form of Punishment?

Do Now | October 27, 2012 | 12 Comments

Do Now #46: Is the Death Penalty an Appropriate Form of Punishment?

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 Should prisoners convicted of the most violent crimes receive the death penalty? Tell us why or […]

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Do Now #45: Richmond Soda Tax

Do Now | October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #45: Richmond Soda Tax

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 Would you vote yes or no on a higher tax for sugary beverages and energy drinks? […]

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Do Now Round Up: Grading the President

Do Now Round-Ups | October 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Grading the President

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.

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Do Now #42: Rate Mitt Romney, the Republican Presidential Candidate

Do Now | October 5, 2012 | 82 Comments

Do Now #42: Rate Mitt Romney, the Republican Presidential Candidate

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 How do you rate Romney for President? Why? Rating scale is 1….10. In your explanation, you […]

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Do Now #41: Grade the President

Do Now | September 29, 2012 | 38 Comments

Do Now #41: Grade the President

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 The presidential election is right around the corner, so it’s time to grade the president. President […]

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Do Now #38: Should We Change the Way We Elect Our President?

Do Now | September 14, 2012 | 53 Comments

Do Now #38: Should We Change the Way We Elect Our President?

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 When we vote for president in the U.S., we’re not actually voting directly for the candidate […]

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You Are Invited to RISE TO THE OCCASION YOUTH MEDIA FESTIVAL

Bay Area Youth Media Network | September 12, 2012 | 6 Comments

You Are Invited to RISE TO THE OCCASION YOUTH MEDIA FESTIVAL

For its first public festival, the Bay Area Youth Media Network (BAYMN) will be showcasing youth-produced videos about social change with two specific categories on The 2012 Presidential Election and The High School Dropout Crisis on Saturday, October 13 at the Kaiser Center in Oakland from 2-5pm. It will be an afternoon dedicated to celebrate […]

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A Class Project With A Difference – Making Politics Personal

Post-Secondary ESL | September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Class Project With A Difference – Making Politics Personal

Teaching about elections is never easy. The whole drama of conventions, ballots and propositions can seem far removed from the everyday issues in students’ lives. It becomes a civics lesson – students reviewing the 2012 candidates, issues and campaign strategies with little sense that this process can involve them. But listen to the KQED News […]

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