Teaching Election 2020: Engaging Youth Voice Around Current Events

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Teaching Election 2020: Engaging Youth Voice Around Current Events

Join Vicky Pasquantonio and Elis Estrada from PBS NewsHour Extra, and Share My Lesson to learn how storytelling and current events can spark civic awareness in students during a presidential election year. Attendees will take part in meaningful conversation and Q&A around teaching resources for middle and high school students on Election 2020.

Now Available On Demand. Original Air Date: March 26, 2020.

The session will also include a full exploration on the videos, activities and lesson plans available on current events, misinformation and how students are covering the issues that matter to them and their communities this election season. Participants will walk away with new ideas for strengthening civic engagement and critical thinking ahead of the 2020 election.


Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.

On Demand version is available in closed captioning in English and Spanish.

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Available in Spanish
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March 2020
Great, practical resources. I can use it right now. Thank you - valuable resource.
March 2020
lots of information!