Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Politics and Voting

Count Me is a Resource from Mencap designed for adults with a learning disability. It can be used to teach how the political and voting system work and are a good resource for teaching adults with a learning disability. The first 5 weeks are about politics and voting . The final weeks (6-8) are dedicated to training the course participants to be trainers . The resource consists of Other useful resources include
From The Electoral Commission website :

Eye Spy Poster :(used in week 2) Your Town Your Street Your Say

An interactive version of the Eye spy poster from Promote the Vote

Back grounds notes for using with eye spy poster

An set of picture prompts taken from the eye spy poster
(to help when differentiation is required)
and a picture prompt when talking about laws around cars
(to help when differentiation is required)

Democracy Cookbook - A higher level resource - I used page 5 Politics What's it all about as good background information for week 2
For week 3
United Kingdom Parliament

has Images of Parliament at work

Links to its Flickr Photostream

Find Your MP

For Week 4 Download The Easy Read Guide to Voting from Do Politics (Electorial Commission)

Inspired services
government clip art (to purchase)
  • E democracy icon set- A set of free clip art related to government and e-democracy (register to access the resource)
My blog entry e-democracy-and-citizenship-symbols

and Citizenship blog entry

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