Bernie Sanders

August 16, 2016
To the teacher:   This political season has generated extraordinary attention to the actual process by which presidential candidates are chosen.  The made-for-the-media candidacy of Donald Trump and…
March 13, 2016
Introduction   Ask students to answer this true or false question about how presidential candidates are nominated by their parties: Each state holds a primary or a caucus, and delegates to the…
January 24, 2016
Quiz   To get the discussion started, give students a quick quiz.   Note that Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders have approximately the same level of support…
November 12, 2015
  To The Teacher: For the first time in many years, America is having a serious discussion about socialism. Throughout 2015, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has waged an unexpectedly successful race…
May 3, 2015
Introduction Ask students what news they’ve heard about the 2016 presidential election. Who is running?  Tell students that today we’ll take a quick look at the two most recent Democratic and…