The Catlin Gabel students initiated an election night “headquarters” on campus, where they watched live video broadcasts, analyzed electoral maps, and played “first to 270.” Note that the TV I set for them went unused! Streaming video filled that need and left space for other internet graphics. Many students opened their laptops to follow reports of their choice alongside the shared display.
A high school teacher is seeking international partners for an election class he will teach next fall. Do you know of anyone who is thinking along the same lines, especially in Central or South America (fewer time zone issues)? Do you have other good election sites with an international focus to add to the following list?
When History Happens
Taking IT Global
Global Education Collaborative Ning
ALA Election Web Sites
Skewz: All Sides of the Story
Voices Without Votes