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Teaching for Change

Building social justice starting in the classroom.

Teaching for Change provides educators with tools to create schools where students learn to read, write, and change the world.

We offer professional development, develop lessons, curate resources, and host learning communities.

Our programs and resources encourage students to ask questions and develop the skills to build an equitable and just society. 

Our Programs

Zinn Education Project

Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools collaborate to bring people’s history to the classroom.

Social Justice Books

Critically reviewed selection of multicultural and social justice books for all ages.

Teaching Central America

Lessons, books, workshops, and more to support teaching about Central America.

  • 35 Years of Teaching for Change

    35 Years of Teaching for Change

    Young people need the tools to change the world. That’s what schools can and should provide. Educators can give the next generation what they need to be civically engaged and solve some of the biggest challenges we face as a society. However, many teachers don’t get support to do this. In many places, policymakers are…

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  • Central American Studies Showcase in Los Angeles

    Central American Studies Showcase in Los Angeles

    On May 4, Teaching Central America program specialist Jonathan Peraza Campos presented at the Central American Studies Showcase: Celebration, Education y Comunidad in Los Angeles. The showcase featured powerful lessons about Central America for a Central American studies curriculum focused on Los Angeles, home to the largest Central American community in the United States.  The…

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  • 2023–24 School Year Highlights

    2023–24 School Year Highlights

    As the 2023–2024 school year ends, we at Teaching for Change, thank you! Together, we’ve empowered educators, engaged students, and fostered social justice in classrooms across the nation. In the past year, we hosted the 5th Annual Teach Central America Week, our annual teach-ins with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, a national…

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