Teacher turned lesson into real-life political campaign

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

A Nevada teacher has written a book about her bid for a congressional seat in a campaign managed by her students, which Tierney Cahill said she viewed as a hands-on learning activity for her class. Within her run for elected office, which she eventually lost, Cahill said her students learned about government, civic engagement, and even math and language arts.

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