New Resource: PBS LearningMedia Launches the Election 2012 Collection
From PBS LearningMedia:
PBS LearningMedia has launched the Election 2012 Collection, a compilation of election-focused digital resources available to K-12 classrooms and educators nationwide. The Election 2012 Collection features a student-aimed Elections 2012 newscast, highlighting issues from the campaign trail, a multimedia glossary, interactive digital games and lesson plans geared towards high school students and teachers.
The Election 2012 newscast, titled “In the News,” features a playlist of video clips focused on current events involving the candidates and issues in the upcoming presidential election. “In the News” pulls rich, multimedia content from PBS NEWSHOUR, NEED TO KNOW, Youth Radio and KQED. From animations depicting the road to the presidency to video of the candidates addressing pivotal topics, the multimedia glossary explains vocabulary words and definitions alongside real world and historical examples. The glossary will cover a wide variety of political science concepts including constitutional democracy, First Amendment rights, campaign strategies, the road to nomination and the road to the presidency.
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