School's mock election faced resistance

10/30/2008 | Teacher Magazine (free registration)

One Virginia teacher said some teachers and administrators were resistant to holding a mock election at their school, but Laura Reasoner Jones, a School-Based Technology Specialist, says teaching students about the democratic process was a worthwhile temporary detour from the standard curriculum. Jones said that her students were already interested in the presidential election, and offering them the chance to become engaged in national issues would only enhance their education.

View Full Article in:

Teacher Magazine (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Dean, School of Education
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Headmaster (Head of School)
Colegio Colombo Británico Cali
Cali
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
National Account Manager
The Teachers' Curriculum Institute (TCI)
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Assistant Professor of Education with Math and/or Science (STEM) Emphasis
MORAVIAN COLLEGE
BETHLEHEM, PA