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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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Do Now #37: Should the Voting Age be Younger than 18?

Do Now | September 7, 2012 | 15 Comments

Do Now #37: Should the Voting Age be Younger than 18?

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 the legal voting age in America be lowered to under 18 years of age? How […]

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Do You Have ID?

ESL Project Highlights | August 14, 2012 | 4 Comments

Do You Have ID?

In a close presidential election, the new state voter ID laws could have a real effect. In the presidential election this year, some states will require that voters show a photo ID, such as a driver’s license or passport, to be eligible to vote. What is more, the address on the ID needs to match […]

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Oakland Innovation Film Lab – Youth Mobile Media Workshop

Bay Area Youth Media Network | July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oakland Innovation Film Lab – Youth Mobile Media Workshop

by Robyn Bykofsky I have been facilitating media literacy and video production workshops with Bay Area youth and educators for over 12 years and the Youth Film Lab was the experience of a lifetime.  It was the first workshop I taught in which teens produced and edited their videos within 4.5 hours and then an […]

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BAYMN Presents Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival — Call for Entries

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

BAYMN Presents Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival — Call for Entries

Applications are now open for BAYMN’s Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival, hosted at the Kaiser Center in Oakland on October 13, 2012, 2-5pm. Deadline for submission: September 10, 2012 For its first public festival, the Bay Area Youth Media Network (BAYMN) is seeking youth-produced videos that tell stories or highlight issues of social […]

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Do Now #35: Sin Taxes!

Do Now | June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #35: Sin Taxes!

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 Cigarettes, junk food and booze, oh my! Is it fair for the government to make you […]

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