Diigo list of resources on the 2012 elections
Please note: All links to outside resources are free to public use. Any links those sites may have to resources for purchase are not reviewed or endorsed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
The New York Times has a lot of resources about teaching the 2012 elections. Take a look at their blog post here, which offers ideas on candidate profiles, stump speeches, debate issues, and polling.
CNN has a series of explanatory videos such as "Explain it to me: Campaign Spending" and "Explain it to me: How Candidates Raise Money".
Here is Fox News' main website for the 2012 elections, and here is CNN's. C-SPAN has an inclusive, interaction website devoted to the elections, which includes lesson plan suggestions. One of them even incorporates research and social studies literacy ideas into a lesson on researching the candidates.
Google has also launched an "all-inclusive" site for the 2012 elections.
Web 2.0 ideas: