Past and Current Issues of our Electoral System
Target Audience: K-12 Teachers, Department Chairs, Curriculum Coordinators
Length of Time: OPTIONS: Half Day, Single Day, Multiple Days
Our nation’s electoral process is complex and complicated. We will unpack this convoluted system of electing our officials on local, state and Federal levels. We will explore how to present this material to students of all ages in a way that makes sense and draws on broader educational frames of literacy and numeracy.
- Gain historic perspective on “how we got here”
- Assess sample curriculum materials
- Acquire sample curriculum materials to make this complex topic approachable and understandable for students of all ages