Friday, July 29, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election: 44 Digital Resources

Here we are, another Presidential election in November 2016. I've tried to gather as many resources as possible to teach your students about the candidates and the electoral process. Although it is difficult for me, I promise not to inject any of my personal political feelings into this post. If necessary, I will update the post.

About the Election Process
Congress for Kids: The Electoral College- interactive quiz at the end of each section

Fact Monster: How the President Gets Elected

The Presidential Election- from Flocabulary (rap)

2016 Election- CNN politics

Ballotpedia: The Encyclopedia of Politics

Elections 2016- USA Today

FactCheck- non-partisan site to monitor the accuracy of speeches, articles etc.

Presidential Election 2016- NY Times articles

U.S. Election 2016: Six Reasons it Will Make History- from BBC News

U.S. Election Glossary- from enchanted Learning

Hillary R. Clinton
All Things Clinton- from the L.A. Times

Clinton's Nomination Puts "Biggest Crack" in the Glass Ceiling- from CNN

Hillary Clinton News- from ABC News

Hillary Clinton's Twitter Account

Hillary Clinton's YouTube Page

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Official Website

Presidential Candidates: Hillary Clinton

Why Vladimir Putin Hates Hillary Clinton- from NBC News

Donald J. Trump
All Things Trump- L.A. Times

Donald Trump's Twitter Account

New York Times Articles About Donald J. Trump

Official Donald Trump YouTube Page

Presidential Candidates: Donald Trump

Trump's Official Site

Lesson Plans
2016 Presidential Election Resources and Teaching Tips- from TeacherVision; also has a multitude of election resources, including lessons, printables, activities

Campaign 2016- C-Span

Electing the U.S. President, A Printable Book for Early Readers- from Enchanted Learning

Election Collection- PBS lessons on elections (grades labeled)

Election Worksheets- from Enchanted Learning

Elections: Everything You Need- from Scholastic

How to Become President of the United States- infographic from; lesson plan here

iCivics- terrific site includes teacher files and state standards

Lesson Ideas- from BrainPop Educators

Meet the Presidential Candidates in Election 2016- H.S. lesson plan from PBS News Hour

NEA's List of Lessons on Elections (not specific to this year's candidates)

Newsela- teachers can sign up their classes and follow Newsela's Blog

The New York Times Learning Network- lessons for election 2016

Pinterest Search: 2016 Presidential Election

Timely Teachable Videos- from C-Span

Election 2016: Lesson Plans and Digital Resources for Educators- from Edutopia


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...