Thanks to the creativity of some ed-tech vendors, the development of Web 2.0 technologies, and the dedication of educators from coast to coast, students are experiencing the 2008 presidential election as never before, using interactive tools and strategies that teach important 21st-century skills, promote civic engagement, and engage students in the democratic process.

From interactive online activities to webcasts and mock elections, technology is helping students learn how the election directly affects their lives and that every vote does, indeed, count.

"Over the past four years, an increase in new media and the political candidates' presence on the web have really changed the way


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