Curriculum and Instruction, Social Sciences, has prepared the attached "Student Mock Presidential Election 2008 Instructional Kit" to help teachers prepare their students for participation in the M-DCPS Student Mock Presidential Election 2008.
The atttached "Election Kit" has been prepared to assist teachers in giving their students the experience of voting in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Student Mock Presidential Election 2008. Curriculum and Instruction, Social Sciences, encourages all teachers to afford their students the opportunity to practice democracy by participating in the student mock election.
Included in the election kit are the following:
Students may vote electronically by accessing the appropriate links (see attachments) for their grade level. The links will be available from October 27-31, 2008 and results of the Mock Election will be posted on or about Thursday, November 6, 2008.
Schools are encouragaed to fill out the Election-Related Instructional Activities School Reporting Form and fax it to Social Sciences at 305 995-1492, if election-related activities are planned for the entire school. Please see the last page of the attachments for this form.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Mock Election process or how to use this kit, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or see the contact information below.