After the Polls Close: Lessons and Resources for After the 2020 Election
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After the Polls Close, What's Next?
The 2020 election season and its eventual outcome will draw the curiosity of historians and the public for years to come, and the emotional toll it is taking on our country could not be more profound. Considering whichever outcome is eventually reached, students will need guidance and support to help them understand the election results, what happens next in the electoral process, and how we can work to unite as a country after a tumultuous election season. Share My Lesson is working with partners to create and curate timely content for our community to discuss the complexities and delicate nature of the evolving situation.
In this collection, you will find breaking news lessons as new developments arise and explore ways to help students engage in civil discourse, ideas for student civic engagement, discussing controversial issues in the classroom and learning more about the foundations of democracy and government. Find resources like:
- Learning to Speak Across Political Divides: Using PURPLE in the Classroom
- The Election Is Over ... Now What? Activity
- Teaching What Unites Us: The Values of Democracy
Sign the Democracy Declaration
Join educators in pre-K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and representatives of schools across the United States in signing the Democracy Declaration! Each individual freedom depends on the freedom to vote.