Carter Conference 2019: Teaching about the Beauty, Power, and Resistance of Black History

By Cierra Kaler-Jones “The good news is…we know how to teach hard history. All we have to have is the courage to teach it.” — Professor Hasan Jeffries On July 26 and 27, more than 250 educators gathered in Columbia, Missouri at the 2019 Carter Center for K-12 Black History Education Conference to share strategies, […]

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Let’s Talk! Talking about Race at Home

Saturday, August 17, 2019 National Museum of African American History & Culture Teaching for Change is honored to co-facilitate an event for parents of young children (ages 0-6) at the National Museum of African American History & Culture on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 9:30am – 2:00pm. Note that space is limited. Update: The event […]

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Teaching for Change Summer 2019 Interns Blog

This blog documents the work and insights of the 2019 Teaching for Change summer interns. It is written by the interns themselves, Hannah Russell-Hunter and Raegan Loheide. There are also shorter entries by two interns working remotely this summer, Mohammed Bappe and Conner Suddick.  Week One (June 1 – 7) June 1 Hannah: On the morning […]

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Stories from Teaching for Change Partner Schools 2018-2019

Parents Give Visibility to Autism and Bilingualism as Roving Readers Questions Big and Small: A Parent Leader’s Journey How Parent Read Alouds in the Classroom Benefit Parents as Well as Students Parents Lead Multicultural, Anti-Bias Read Alouds as Roving Readers Parents Give Visibility to Autism and Bilingualism as Roving Readers April 11, 2019 Parents, teachers […]

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Welcome to Our New Board Members

The Teaching for Change board and staff are pleased to welcome Nancy Raquel Mirabal and Tiffany Mitchell Patterson to the board of directors. Both of them have been long-time allies of the organization and will now bring their invaluable expertise to the strategic planning and governance of Teaching for Change. Nancy is a historian with […]

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New Website: Story of the Virginia Interscholastic Association (VIA)

We are proud to announce the launch of the Story of the Virginia Interscholastic Association (VIA) website. From 1954-1970, the VIA provided athletic, art, academic, and leadership opportunities for African-American high school students in Virginia. The story of the VIA is the inspiring story of African-American parents, educators, and schools working together to provide enriching […]

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Thank You Nqobile Mthethwa

In the fall of 2017, Nqobile Mthethwa joined the Teaching for Change staff as a fellow with a focus on the Zinn Education Project. Having just graduated from the University of Virginia, the fellowship was designed to allow Nqobile time to explore work with a social justice organization that aligned with many of her own […]

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Teaching for Change Featured in Sir Ken Robinson’s New Book on Family Engagement

Sir Ken Robinson is the internationally acclaimed educator and author who caught the attention of many with a viral video that illustrated his 2014 TED Talk, “Changing Education Paradigms.” Robinson has continued to write and speak about the challenges and opportunities in education since then, and in 2018 published a new book that focuses on […]

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Taking the Stage at NMAAHC to Discuss Representation in Children’s Literature

On December 15, 2018, Teaching for Change joined an important dialogue about representation in children’s literature on-stage at the Oprah Winfrey Theater in the National Museum for African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The museum’s Early Childhood Education Initiative collaborated with the events department to celebrate the re-release of James Baldwin’s only children’s book Little […]

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A Better Way to Teach the Civil Rights Movement

This institute has completely transformed how I think about the Civil Rights Movement and ultimately how I am going to teach it in the classroom. I have received so many resources to use for teaching this hard history. I am a part of the movement that will change the way history is being taught and […]

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