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Indigenous Central America Educator Workshop Highlights and Resources

On November 9, 2022, Teaching Central America, a project of Teaching for Change, hosted an educator workshop focused on Indigenous Central America to provide teachers with strategies and resources for introducing the Indigenous history of Central America in their classroom. Participants explored the Quiche Maya ancestral story, including the Popol Vuh and the Maya origin …

Get Ready for Giving Tuesday

To kick off #GivingTuesday the Teaching for Change board (current and past) has donated a lead gift of $3,300 to celebrate 33 years of Teaching for Change! Now it’s your turn to help us meet our goal of raising $10,000 on #GivingTuesday, November 29, 2022. Here’s how you can support Teaching for Change on #GivingTuesday, …

New Study About White Supremacy and Anti-Black Racism in the Virginia History Curriculum

A new study co-authored by Teaching for Change board member Tiffany Mitchell Patterson, Teaching for Change volunteer Chris Seeger, and researcher Maria Gabriela Paz seeks to better understand how white supremacy and anti-Black racism are portrayed in the Virginia U.S. history standards. The study, Reckoning with white supremacy and anti-Black racism in the Virginia US …

2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In Highlights

On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and Teaching for Change hosted an online teach-in with the theme sovereignty and treaties. More than 400 teachers from all over the United States and some internationally attended the keynote by Rebecca Nagle (Cherokee) and two rounds of interactive workshops featuring …

Teach Truth Days of Action 2022

Teachers and allies across the country pledged to teach truth on June 11 and 12, 2022. They made their pledges at historic sites to provide examples of the history that teachers would be required to lie about or omit if the GOP anti-history bills become law. Teachers planned these activities at the end of another unbelievably challenging school …