Virtual Curriculum Fair: Black Lives Matter at School

Saturday, January 30, 2021 11:00AM-1:30PM ET (8:00AM-10:30AM PT) Join Teaching for Change and the Howard University School of Education for a virtual curriculum fair featuring workshops, keynote speakers, and time for educators to learn more about the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, taking place February 1-5, 2021. The virtual curriculum fair is […]

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Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

February 1-5, 2021 Over the last three years, we have seen the powerful impact of the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action locally and nationally. The Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action and Year of Purpose campaign promotes a set of national demands based in the Black Lives Matter movement’s 13 guiding principles that focus on improving the school […]

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Support Social Justice, Anti-Racist Teaching

For thirty years, educators have turned to Teaching for Change to help students learn about history beyond the textbook heroes and holidays, rethink the world around them, and see themselves as agents of change. Educators continue to look to Teaching for Change in this unprecedented moment. They are adapting, and we are too — but […]

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Roberto Lovato Author Talk

On October 6, during Teach Central America Week, Teaching for Change and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Maryland, College Park hosted Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato for a virtual book talk about his new book Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas. Over a hundred […]

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Teach Central America Week: Oct. 5-11

Teaching for Change is hosting the second annual Teach Central America Week from October 5 – 11, 2020. Hundreds of teachers from 29 states and the District of Columbia have signed up to participate and organizations have endorsed the week. We have added several new resources for teaching about Central America to our website, including new books and […]

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Matt Herron, ¡Presente!

Activist photographer Matt Herron died in a glider crash on August 7, 2020. At 89, Herron had lived his life to the fullest and had a generous spirit. Every time we asked for permission to use a photo, not only did he respond affirmatively, he also waived any fees as long as they were used for […]

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Becoming a Teacher Book Launch

Join a book celebration and conversation on Becoming a Teacher with author Melinda D. Anderson and LaQuisha Hall, moderated by Tiffany Mitchell Patterson on September 1, 2020, 5pm PST/8pm EST. The event is hosted by Teaching for Change on the day of the book release. Acclaimed education writer Melinda D. Anderson shadowed award winning Baltimore teacher […]

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Teaching for Change Launches “Freedom Reads” Video Series for Parents and Educators

We are pleased to announce our new series, Freedom Reads: Anti-Bias Book Talk, a collection of short videos that give caregivers, parents, and educators the tools to evaluate children’s books using an anti-racist and anti-bias lens. “Children’s books are incredibly important to how children develop their sense of self, their connections to others, and their understanding of […]

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NMAI Indigenous People’s Day Teach-In Save the Date and Survey

Saturday, September 12, 2020 National Museum of the American Indian Indigenous People’s Day Teach-In The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and Teaching for Change will host the annual Indigenous People’s Day Teach-In online on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The focus this year is environmental justice, in particular food and climate. The day will […]

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Social Justice Books Featured on CNN Sesame Street Town Hall

Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? , was a special guest on the CNN Sesame Street Town Hall “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism” on Saturday, June 6. Tatum (featured in part 2 at 6.55 minutes ) responded to a question from a parent about how to teach young children to […]

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