Collection of PBS Resources Help Students Navigate the Election Season
Presenting You Choose 2016 from PBS KIDS Digital, which introduces kids to non-partisan, democracy-related topics through interactive exploration and video. Kids can create their own campaign posters about anything they care about, collect presidential trading cards of past U.S. Presidents and First Ladies and watch videos that focus on important issues relevant to them!PBS KIDS Digital has also curated a " Get to Know a President a Day" YouTube playlist to lead up to the election with content from LearningMedia. The video clips provi de an overview about each President of the United States in just 60 seconds.
PBS Education has created Election Central featuring tools, resources and creative solutions to educate your students on the various facets of the political process. With content to educate your students on the process and history of elections including campaigning, local impact of national issues, how the Electoral college works, fast facts and an interactive, activity-based map, these tools help turn news coverage into learning opportunities.
2016 Campaign Connection is your roundup of the 2016 Presidential Campaign from PBS, NPR and across pub lic media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year. Teachers - be sure to use #YOUCHOOSE2016 to share your kids work!