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270 is the magic number of electoral votes to elect a President, but do your students know:
• Why?
• How they are allocated?
• Who gets to vote?
• Who voters are really voting for when they select Biden or Trump in November?

This webinar covers lessons, activities, resources and tools designed to make it easier to help your students understand the road to the White House. Continue Reading Help your students make sense of the Electoral College
Walk away with activities and discussion prompts to help your students:
• Critically evaluate historical and current election ads
• Identify and understand techniques used to persuade (or scare voters)
• Understand how advertisement strategy fits into a greater campaign strategy
• Develop and create a campaign advertisement strategy of their own Continue Reading Fall Activities: Evaluating Political Advertisements
Learn how to facilitate a role play in your classroom where your students play the part of campaign manager to the 2020 Presidential Candidates. This webinar will walk you through how you and your students can:
• Set the stage for your role play by analyzing the election results and poll data for the 2016 Election outcomes
• Examine how you could have changed history through campaign strategy and tactics
• Conduct a role play where your students play the role of campaign manager and drive the campaign strategy for Trump and Biden
• Predict history by examining how your students’ campaign strategy could impact the 2020 election results Continue Reading Bring Role Play into your Civics Classroom
Discover how you can incorporate a virtual scavenger hunt into your civics lesson. Continue Reading Scavenger Hunt
Walk away with activities and discussion prompts to help your students:
• Understand how and why polls are conducted
• Evaluate how specific events may have impacted poll results
• Safely discuss the candidate’s political agenda via a role-play activity where your students will play the part of candidate/campaigner
• Learn the importance of their own participation in polls Continue Reading Political Polls and Their Impact
We will show you:
• How your students can create a prediction map for the upcoming Presidential Election using Election Edge
• How your students can share predictions across your classroom and with their peers
• How to help your students create a civil civic discourse around their predictions by understanding visual data Continue Reading Using Predictions to Create Civil Civic Dialogue
Run your own election and time travel through history
• Learn how to run your own election in your classroom while exploring other historic elections
• Conduct a classroom election. Elect student president and create campaign slogans in your classroom.
• Discuss the impact of campaigns, events, and policies on election outcomes Continue Reading Run your own election and time travel through history!