Stories from a D.C. History Classroom

For two months in the spring of 2016, Teaching for Change staff member Julian Hipkins III taught a class in D.C. history at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. The strategies and resources he used for teaching from a bottom up perspective, described below, could be of use for other teachers of D.C. […]

History Lesson Sheds Light on Racism Today

“The Color Line” lesson by Rethinking Schools editor Bill Bigelow is featured in an April 20, 2016 Washington Post article called “How American oligarchs created the concept of race to divide and conquer the poor” by Courtland Milloy Jr. The lesson is on colonial laws enacted to create division and inequality based on race. History teacher and […]

Hoodies Up! #BlackLivesMatter in the Classroom

On February 5, 2016, Julian Hipkins III of Teaching for Change participated in a Skype video conference with students in the Mock Trial classes at Roosevelt High School in Portland, Oregon. Hipkins joined a number of educators, activists and community organizers who spoke with students about racism, inequality, and resistance. The event was part of “Hoodies-Up Day,” […]

Julian Hipkins III Joins Teaching for Change Staff

Award-winning high school teacher Julian Hipkins III has been a long time collaborator with Teaching for Change on countless initiatives from the Zinn Education Project to Storycorps to Civil Rights Teaching. We are very pleased to announce that the collaboration will now be full time as Hipkins joins our staff as the Civil Rights Movement and Labor […]

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