Presidential Debate

Lesson Plan: Four mini-lessons on presidential debates

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Explore what makes a debate format work and why presidential debates are important to voters, then watch the next presidential debate Continue reading

News Roundup: President Trump contracts COVID-19 days after first debate

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The president tests positive for COVID-19, days after the first presidential debate. Continue reading

What students can take away from the first presidential debate

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Despite chaos and interruptions, presidential candidates managed to outline sharp differences in policy Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Hosting a presidential debate

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Analyze campaign issues and practice formal debate procedures and elements of logic with this lesson. Continue reading

How teachers and students discuss the election in the classroom

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Ahead of the third and final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, educators around the country have found themselves struggling to teach and discuss this turbulent election in the classroom. Continue reading

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