Learning How to Lose a Presidential Election: A Primer for Students – Leadership 360 – Education Week

Even when the stakes are low, you still need to know how to handle defeat. It was this driving principle that motivated teacher Laura Pasek, a third and fourth grade general studies teacher, to conclude her simulation of a presidential election with the drafting of acceptance speeches–and concession speeches. View…

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What Presidential Candidates, Brangelina and Reality Television Mean For Education – Finding Common Ground – Education Week

We ask the question of why we don’t have better candidates for president or why our friends would ever vote for a candidate we wouldn’t. It’s all tied up in our need to be entertained more than informed. Good news though, because we can change that in the classroom. View…

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This Pint-Sized Presidential Expert Got To Paint With George W. Bush

Macey Hensley, a 6-year-old presidential expert who regularly appears on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” got the ultimate surprise when she visited George W. Bush Presidential Library. After touring the library with a doll that looked like Bush, Macey finally made it to the replica Oval Office, where she met with…

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