The mid-term elections are coming up soon.
I thought it would be useful to share related teaching resources. I’m adding this post to my other “Best” lists on Active Citizenship.
Let me know what I should add to these links:
Seven Ways to Teach the Midterms With The New York Times is from The NY Times Learning Network.
Monitoring the midterms: Do midterm elections matter? is a lesson from the PBS NewsHour. Here are more resources from the NewsHour.
Democracy Class is a curriculum developed by Rock The Vote and Teaching Tolerance.
I’ve used these two videos as part of a lesson I did recently:
Here’s everything you need to know for the midterm elections https://t.co/r5AEw8jv5g
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 6, 2018
A really simple guide to the US mid-term elections is from the BBC.
Wasted Ballots? A Lesson Exploring Why More Young People Don’t Vote, and What Students Can Do About It is from The NY Times Learning Network.
CNN has a great interactive.
Teaching the Election: How to Stay Nonpartisan is from Teaching Tolerance.
Election Day: Resources for ELLs is from Colorin Colorado.
Mini-lesson: Midterm Elections (HS) is from iCivics.
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) November 7, 2018
Though the mid-term elections are over, this Ed Week article shares a good teaching idea for future elections: Teaching the Midterm Elections: Voter Turnout and Its Implications.
What more than 1,000 political ads are arguing right before the midterms is from The Washington Post.