About the Course

Focuses on the critical role that schools and teachers across grade levels and content areas can play in promoting informed and equitable voting, as well as preparing youth to participate in democracy. Learn about trends in youth voting, inequalities in turnout, and misconceptions about youth engagement. Explore key approaches to voter mobilization and civic education in order to identify what motivates people to vote, and what strategies are most effective at informing voters about issues on the ballot. Learn about resources and models for teaching about elections and voting, and outline a plan of action for your own educational context, and gather feedback from colleagues.

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