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.
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.
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.
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.).
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.