"It’s a gift that we live in a democracy," says Roosevelt's granddaughter, Nancy Ireland. "And we don’t want that threatened or taken away due to lack of interest or lack of understanding of what it means."…
By Vic Pasquantonio
Assigning students to watch the presidential debates and discussing candidate's platforms have been fairly commonplace practices for most U.S. government and civics teachers -- until Election 2016. Ryan Werenka teaches AP U.S. government and economics in Michigan and says this…
By Ryan Werenka
Blurb: The 2016 election mudslinging from “crooked” Hillary Clinton and “dangerously incoherent” Donald Trump has even piqued the interest of teens — and made teaching high school civics that much more difficult. So it’s time to get creative, which one…
By PBS NewsHour
Presidential elections give teachers a chance to engage students in lessons about the electoral process, but some of the behavior exhibited during this primary season has posed a challenge for teachers.
By Justin Christensen
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