It’s pretty clear who the Presidential nominees are going to be, so I figured it was time to publish a best list, which I will continue to update.
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Here’s what I have so far:
My NY Times post, Nine Ways to Teach Election 2016 in the E.L.L. Classroom, is filled with ideas and resources applicable to this year. Here’s another one I did about the Presidential election that has some still useful lesson ideas.
Here’s a lesson from The New York Times Learning Network: The Final Vote for President: Learning About the Electoral College. Again, it’s from 2016, but still useful.
Debating Our Destiny: Do Presidential Debates Matter? – Lesson Plan is from The PBS News Hour.
Teaching and Learning With the 2016 Presidential Debates is from The New York Times Learning Network, and has excellent teaching ideas and hand-outs – and can be slightly modified for this year.
Students Create Video Ads for Historical Presidential Elections is from The New York Times Learning Network.
The New York Times has published a very nice series of “unforgettable” moments from past Presidential debates. You watch the short video clips and then vote for your “favorite.”
Teaching With the Presidential Debates is from The New York Times Learning Network is from 2016, but still has great ideas.
Watching Debates With Kids is a good piece from Middleweb, and includes a nice downloadable sheet that students could use while watching the presidential debates.
English Page has some interactive vocabulary lessons related to presidential elections that would be helpful to English Language Learners.
iCivics, best known for its Social Studies oriented learning games but also offering many other resources (see WOW! IT LOOKS LIKE ICIVICS WANTS TO BE THE ONE-STOP SHOP FOR SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS) has a Win The White House game.
Lesson of the Day: How Does the Electoral College Work and Why Does It Matter? is from The NY Times Learning Network.
Is the Election Still a Teachable Moment? is from Ed Week.
How does the US election work? is from Al Jazeera.
Teaching Resources for the US Elections is from Facing History.
Call for Change: Your Election 2024 Project is from KQED.
Imagine my students’ jaws dropping when I announced a class debate featuring… wait for it… virtual versions of Biden and Trump! And both using the vocabulary we have been studying, revising and reinforcing. Artificial Intelligence. What else?https://t.co/zmpst6EF30 pic.twitter.com/FuGH49eb13
— Blog de Cristina (@blogdecristina) February 22, 2024