Teaching During Election Season is Fun

Except it’s not.

Two 4th graders came into my classroom today wanting to have a political debate.

“Ms. Evans, who are you voting for?”

“I can’t tell you.” (Both on principle and because I don’t want to be accused of indoctrination especially since I haven’t officially joined the union yet.)

“Wait. What? Why can’t you tell us?”

“You’re supposed to keep who you vote for private. It’s like a secret. You just don’t talk about who you’re voting for.”

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Annie Evans

Annie Evans

A teacher, a writer, a coffee-lover, a step-mom, a learner, a leader, a former Catholic, a Christ-follower, and a lover of Oxford commas.