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Rock the Vote: Navigating the 2016 Election Cycle

Consider this your go-to educational guide to this year's Presidential elections! This collection provides resources which outline the issues at hand, biographies of political candidates, VPs, and former political party candidates. It also includes a series of lesson plans educators can use in their classroom to engage and educate students on the upcoming debates.
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Rock the Vote: Navigating the 2016 Election Cycle
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    A guide created by theSkimm. This in-depth guide introduces readers to major party nominated candidates, their facts, the issues and their stances on major issues, Vice -President candidates, third party candidates, and former candidates.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    A continuation of theSkimm's Skim the Vote initiative. Another short guide/infographic which outlines the issues 2016 presidential candidates are focusing on. Issues include: Immigration, Abortion, Civil Rights, Climate Change, Gun Control, Education, Foreign Policy, and Economy. Excellent content for educators who are looking for easy/referenceable information.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    An article published on MTV.com that serves as an excellent conversation/unit starter for high school teachers and their students. Outlines basic steps/actions that young people can take to participate in this year's election cycle.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This workshop series explores topics of: Freedom of religion, electoral politics, public policy, constitutional convention, civic engagement and other issues that interested teachers can implement in their classroom. Each workshop provides lesson plans and other activities educators can carry out in their respective classrooms (Support materials, tools for teaching, etc.).
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This lesson plan, published by PBS helps students analyze campaign issues and practice formal debate procedures. Lesson plan includes a history of presidential debates, debate format, debate arguments, and techniques of persuasion used by Presidential candidates.
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