Politics can be divisive, confusing, and challenging to approach. The Teaching About the 2022 Elections Conference will help educators find ways to ensure their students can discuss these sensitive and important topics with care, knowledge, and facts.
The conference will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In-person sessions are at UW–Madison’s Grainger Hall. Some sessions will be livestreamed an/or recorded.
The event is being put on by the School of Education’s Office of Professional Learning and Community Education (PLACE).
This conference is an exciting opportunity for future educators, K-12 teachers, administrators, and others interested in these topics to:
- Learn about important election-related issues
- Access resources that support instruction and enhance student learning
- Be introduced to national civic education programs and their curricula
Themes: Wisconsin politics and elections, role of misinformation in media, engaging K-12 students in election-related content
Presenters: Mix of UW–Madison faculty and staff, Wisconsin journalists, national civic education organizations, and more!
Visit the website to learn more: place.education.wisc.edu/k12-programs/teaching-about-the-elections/