Teaching about the 2012 presidential election

08/27/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Teachers can integrate the upcoming presidential election into lesson plans, and this blog post offers suggestions on how teachers can use the election in their classrooms. The writer of this blog suggests a unit in which students are asked what would happen if the voting age were lowered to 13. Students can discuss how the candidates are trying to win the election, the issues and who the students think should win.

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