Access, Analyze, Act:
A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement

The PBS Vote 2008 web site aggregates and highlights the best public media coverage of the 2008 election. By gathering video, news, and online tools from national programs and local stations, PBS Vote 2008 brings in-depth election-related content from PBS' trusted news and public affairs producers to light in a new way.

PBS is a leading provider of digital learning content for preK-12 educators. Visit our PBS Teachers Vote 2008 micro site for lesson plans, interactives and additional resources for teaching and learning about the 2008 election.

Access, Analyze, Act: A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement is a collection of curriculum designed for Grades 7-12 educators to discover the power of social media while promoting your students’ civic engagement.

Click here to see how these resources align to Arizona Academic Standards.

ASSET Recommends… 21st Century Resources to Get You Started
ASSET resources are connected to 21st Century Learning! These resources are also correlated to the Arizona Academic Standards.

Election Tools from Google
National Student/Parent Mock Election has partnered with Google to help students of all ages get excited about the November 2008 election. Google also has collected numerous free resources to engage students in exploring the issues and the candidates further.

The 2008 Presidential Candidates: Where Do They Stand?
Explore the stance on education issues from both Senator John McCain and Senator Barack Obama’s viewpoints. This is just one of several resources to highlight from PBS’ Where We Stand: America’s Schools in the 21st Century.

BE Connected to educational television, professional development opportunities and classroom resources related to PBS Programs.

eightEight/KAET Vote 2008
Information on the local issues affecting Arizonans during the 2008 Election Season. Click here for in-depth coverage.

Remember you can record programs on Eight for use in your classroom! For scheduling information click here.
-KUAT viewers, click here.

National PBS TeacherLine Fall 2008 session begins October 22. Become an ASSET Educator and receive a $60 rebate! Find out how!

Have you scheduled your ASSET workshop yet?

Contact the ASSET Professional Development Team to get your workshop on the calendar. Remember we can come to you, at no charge, to share all the high quality online and broadcast resources from PBS!

Free PBS Vote 2008 Curriculum Guide available!

Schedule a workshop for you and your colleagues working with Grade 7-12 students or visit the ASSET booth and attend the ASSET presentation at the AZ Council for Social Studies Conference and receive a free print copy of the Access, Analyze, Act: A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement Curriculum Guide.


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