Newsletter April / May US Election 2024

Newsletter April / May US Election 2024

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Newletter April / May 2024

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Calling All Secondary School English Teachers!

We’re back! Join us for the fifth iteration of the award-winning U.S. Embassy School Election Project 2024!

What is it about?

Welcome to the U.S Election Project 2024! As we gear up for another thrilling U.S. election, we're excited to announce the brand-new version of our project with exciting new materials and tasks. Our initiative remains committed to promoting democratic engagement and civil discourse among students. Through an intercultural blended-learning program, we aim to provide students with the tools to predict and evaluate election outcomes in an adopted state. Join us as we delve into the heart of American democracy once again! Throughout the project, students will delve into competing viewpoints and political arguments, fostering respect, civility, and open-mindedness in their intercultural engagement.

Who can participate?

The U.S Election 2024 project is tailored for intermediate to advanced English learners (upper secondary level grades 10 and above). With civil discourse and U.S. political culture being integral to most curricula, this project offers a rich learning experience across the board.


Embark on the U.S Election 2024 journey through five comprehensive steps:

  1. Introduction to Your Assigned State: Get to know the unique political landscape of your chosen state.
  2. Study of the Electoral System: Understand the intricacies of the U.S. electoral process.
  3. Review of the Candidates: Explore the backgrounds and platforms of presidential contenders.
  4. Exploration of Campaign Issues: Analyze key issues shaping the election discourse.
  5. Final Prediction: Use your newfound knowledge to predict the presidential campaign outcome in your state.

Upon completion, consider participating in a nationwide competition, showcasing your well-researched insights.

What's in it for you?

  • Free Moodle-Based Study Modules: Foster interdisciplinary cooperation between English language and politics teachers.
  • Aligned with German Curricula: Seamlessly integrate project content with existing English as a foreign language curricula.
  • Innovative Blended-Learning Approach: Embrace cutting-edge techniques for effective task-based language learning.
  • Proven Track Record: Join over 20,000 participants who have benefited from the project since 2008.
  • No Prior E-Learning Experience Required: Dive in, regardless of your technological background
  • Fostering Intercultural Communicative Competence: Equip your students with essential skills for engaging in diverse, global contexts.

Don't miss out on this enriching opportunity to empower your students and deepen their understanding of democracy and global citizenship. Sign up for the U.S. Election Project 2024 today!

We’re looking forward to your participation!

Prof. Torben Schmidt, Sina Werner, Sarah Laum, Kim Steiner and Melina Friedrich

(Leuphana University)


Create an account and register here:


USElection timeline

Online information events for teachers:

Wednesday, June 5th, 16:00
Friday, June 14th, 16:00

Meeting-ID: 893 821 3959
Password: 703543

Follow our Facebook site and Instagram account for more information. These accounts will keep you updated throughout the project. 

USElection 2024 Flyer

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