The 2018 election season has aleady proven to be interesting, with turnout on the rise in primaries and first-time women candidates defeating incumbents across the political spectrum. Share My Lesson has free K-12 lessons, activities, blogs and webinars to help you educate our youth on this precious tradition. Additional topics include fostering civil discourse, fighting fake news, voting rights and debate ideas to keep your students informed and engaged.
See what the American Federation of Teachers is doing this election season: www.aft.org/action
Also check out an interactive map to explore work life, school funding, legislative and election issues in your state: www.aft.org/electionsmatter
Are you currently registered to vote? Are your colleagues? Your friends? Your students who are 18 and over? Spread the word to make sure every voice counts this November.