Additional Teaching for Change Titles

Books, Booklets, and PDF Downloads

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Collective Memory: The African Presence in Latin America
Download PDF: Part 1 (8 MB) | Part 2 (8 MB).
1993. 15 pages.

A study guide on the Maroon community of Eseraldas, Equador.

Available as a free PDF download.


Inside the Volcano: A Curriculum on Nicaragua
Download PDF (14 MB).
Edited by Bill Bigelow and Jeff Edmundson
1990. 130 pages.
This teaching guide includes lessons on land distribution in Nicaragua before the revolution, the Sandinistas, the involvement of the United States, the literacy campaign, Ben Linder, and the Honduran connection.”Bigelow and Edmundson have provided an excellent tool for teaching about Nicaragua and Central America in general. Inside the Volcano gives teachers and students an historical context for current events.” — Tom Mooney, former President of the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers, AFT

 

Available as a free downloadable PDF in four parts.

Of Secret War and Roses/De las guerras secretas y las rosas
Download PDF: Part 1 (11 MB) | Part 2 (8 MB) | Part 3 (7 MB) | Part 4 (10 MB).
By Dinorah Sandoval
1990. 64 pages.

Short story and study guide for secondary social studies, English, Spanish and advanced ESL classes.

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Rediscovering America/Redescubriendo America
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Readings and Teaching Guide
Edited by Gioconda Belli, Arnoldo Ramos, Deborah Menkart, and Leah Holmes-Bonilla
1992. 104 pages.
Rediscovering America/Redescubriendo América is a K-12 companion publication to Rethinking Columbus, a special edition of Rethinking Schools. Rediscovering America includes Spanish translations of selected texts from Rethinking Columbus and additional poetry and prose by authors from Latin America and the Caribbean. Some of the readings are in English, some are in Spanish, and some are in both.

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Songs for Social Justice
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1992. 32 pages.
Song lyrics (some in Spanish) with annotations, teaching ideas and resource guide to help use songs in an interdisciplinary approach to history, language arts and music.

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Available as a free downloadable PDF.

Wilfredo: A Boy from El Salvador
Download PDF.
1991. 50 pages.
Original edition by the Los Angeles Teachers’ Committee on Central America
Adapted from Got Me a Story To Tell, edited by Sylvia Yee and Kisa Kokin, 1977.
This edition published by Teaching for Change.

DVDs and Posters

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Anti-Bias Curriculum DVD
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1990. 30 min.
This film, produced as a companion to the Anti-Bias Curriculum book, now Anti-Bias Education, includes interviews with educators about themes addressed in the book, and scenes from the classroom of anti-bias education in action. Although the classroom scenes were filmed in the late 1980s, they still provide very useful examples for professional development, reflection, and dialogue.Available for sale on our webstore. Read more.

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Equity in Early Childhood Education DVD
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2006. 26 min.
Three Washington, D.C. teachers demonstrate how they promote equity and literacy through shared reading, literacy choice time, portfolio development, music and songs, mobile alphabet, letter and sound recognition, child autobiographical book development, and more!

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Teaching About the Montgomery Bus Boycott DVD
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2006. 15 min.
First grade teacher Maggie Nolan Donovan (SNCC veteran) introduces her students to the desegregation of the buses, placing Rosa Parks in the context of the larger community efforts.

The lesson involves families, promotes literacy, and culminates with a student-authored play. It is one of the best examples on film of how to teach a people’s history of the Civil Rights Movement to young children.

Filmed at Ezra H. Baker Elementary School, West Dennis, Massachusetts. Production by David Hopwood. Funded by LEARN, a federally funded PT3 Project.

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Currently out of print.

Rethinking Columbus Powerpoint (temporarily out of print)
By Bill Bigelow.
2000. 54 slides + 10 pp. script.
This PowerPoint and script provide a critique of the story of the “discovery of America” as it is told in children’s literature and textbooks. This PowerPoint is ideal for workshops for teachers or students on critiquing bias in textbooks and literature. The DVD contains 54 images in a PowerPoint format, and a ten page printable guide.

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Masaya Market Poster
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Color poster of a painting of a market scene in Masaya, Nicaragua, by contemporary Nicaraguan artist Pablo Beteta. 18″x24″, unlaminated. Ships separately in tube.

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A Place at the Table: Struggles for Equality in America
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Published by Teaching Tolerance.
2000. 48 pages.
The student textbook examines the courageous efforts of some “unsung heroes” who toppled barriers in education, voting, employment, housing, and other areas to participate more fully in democracy.

The book contains stories of women and men who crossed ethnic, racial, religious, and other divides to help further the cause of justice.

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Available for sale on our webstore as individual sets or class sets of 25.

Get Real Comics – Set of 4
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The Get Real Comics is an ad-free, award-winning series that helps kids 8-14 explore issues such as gender, sexuality, self-esteem, race, violence, friendship, and family.

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Scarves of Many Colors: Muslim Women and the Veil (CD and Booklet)
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By Bigelow, Bill, Childs, Sandra, Diamond, Norm, Dickerson, Diana, Jan Haaken
54 pages and 24 min.
This award-winning CD and an accompanying curriculum engage students in thinking critically about stereotypes of “covered” Islamic women. The audiotape introduces a range of U.S. and Middle Eastern women who tell stories and offer insight.

The curriculum offers four classroom-tested lessons, including an excellent role play/tribunal on “Women and the Veil,” with accompanying student handouts. Ideal for Global Studies, psychology, sociology, women’s studies, world history, or teacher education.

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