"I think Super PACs are an incredibly powerful, brand new political tool, and I think you're right on the money looking to teach about them!
Here's a collection of articles I strung together that examine the different aspects of Super…"
"I also work with the NewsHour team, and we have been experimenting with ways to write short lesson plans surrounding these "Student Voices" to make them more valuable in the classroom. Here is a very recent example of a multimedia…"
"I agree that I think student journalism can be hard to do well. One project that went really well though was this hour long documentary that a group of young students from northern California produced. It's won some awards but was made entirely…"
"Thanks these are helpful. I also point my teachers to C-SPAN election materials, C-SPAN Classroom and the new C-SPAN Classroom site "Deliberations" http://www.c-spanclassroomdeliberations.org/. Super PACs would be a great topic."
"I should also add that we have all of the PBS NewsHour's resources -- what works for teachers?
Feel free to point to other news organizations or other sites -- we want to know what is useful."
"Hey Beth -- The Iowa kids are finishing up their video report in a week or two -- I can see how their tumblr "report" was disappointing. Please look at http://www.studentreportinglabs.com -- that's where we really tackle…"
"I picked the first link above on the Iowa Caucuses. The page about what they learned about journalism would only be valuable to me if I was going to do a report with a class - and even then, it wasn't exactly earth-shattering. Then, I thought I…"