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My Life on Television is Less Than Desireable

Do Now Round-Ups | February 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

My Life on Television is Less Than Desireable

In our modern culture, the chances of the person sitting next to you having fifteen minutes of fame at some point in life has increased. In our #DoNowRealityTV post, we asked students Has reality television affected your perspective on privacy? Would you allow a camera crew to document your everyday existence? Why or why not?

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‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Civics in the Community | October 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Young artists from Richmond, CA have something to say and the RYSE Youth Center provides support in elevating youth voices in meaningful ways. Street Literature is the result of young folks coming together to share the impact that the deaths of individuals such as Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, and Israel Hernandez have had on them.

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Do Now Round Up: Online Learning

Do Now Round-Ups | February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Online Learning

The virtual classroom is really catching on in the U.S. with more than two million K-12 students taking classes online as an alternative and flexible way of learning. In California, Governor Jerry Brown strongly supports this move away from the traditional classroom. He sees online college courses as a way to deal with the problem […]

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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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