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September 2012
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Almanac's David Gillette Featured In PBS Election Collection

As the race to the White House heats up, PBS LearningMedia has launched the Election 2012 Collection, a compilation of election-focused digital resources available to K-12 classrooms and educators nationwide.

The Election 2012 Collection features a student-aimed Elections 2012 newscast, highlighting issues from the campaign trail, a multimedia glossary, interactive digital games and lesson plans geared towards high school students and teachers.

Almanac's own David Gillette also contributed to this site with four "Digital Definitions" videos meant to illustrate election terms and concepts in a way that is simple, informative, entertaining, and memorable Click here to check them out.

"The PBS LearningMedia Election 2012 Collection is designed to allow teachers to invite students into a deeper understanding of and a more active participation in the election process," said Rob Lippincott, Senior Vice President, PBS Education.

We invite you to share this is a great resource with your child and their teachers for a better understanding of the impacts an election has on everyone by sending them the link. And comment below on what other election topics you think David Gillette could do a video about.

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