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Election Lesson Plans

Election 2012: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Jonathan Haber | Posted 12.08.2012 | Education
Jonathan Haber

Like many parents who work in the education field, I noticed gaps in the curricula my children were studying in school. Specifically, critical thinking. Fortunately, an election year offers the perfect time to teach (and learn) the fundamentals.

The Teacher's Great Challenge: Staying Neutral with Students during a Contentious Election

Larry Strauss | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Larry Strauss

It is election time again and as many of us use the moment in the teaching of government, political science, rhetoric, and history I hope we all remember what it means to be a teacher.