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DCAESJ Working Group Facilitator Is Co-Author of New Book

DCAESJ’s early childhood working group facilitator, Makai Kellogg, co-wrote a new book, Reflection, Perspective-Taking, and Social Justice: Stories of Empathy and Kindness in the Early Childhood Classroom. Here is a description from the book’s publisher, Redleaf Press: How can we support children and teachers’ continued growth as kind, caring, compassionate people who work towards equity in this …

Teach Climate Justice

The climate crisis affects the future of all our students, so it should be at the center of the curriculum. We offer resources for teacher professional development and the classrooms, including videos from our teach-ins with the National Museum of the American Indian (sign up now for the 2024 teach-ins), books for K–12, a climate …

Teach Truth Day of Action

Join the #TeachTruth Day of Action on Saturday, June 8, to defend the freedom to learn. This is the 4th annual Teach Truth Day of Action, coordinated by Teaching for Change’s (with Rethinking Schools) Zinn Education Project. In this election year, we need to tell everyone about the chilling effect of anti-history education laws and …

35th Anniversary Year

It’s Teaching for Change’s 35th anniversary! Over the last 35 years we’ve reached teachers and students in tens of thousands of American classrooms. In just the last 10 years alone, more than 24,000 teachers have participated in our work and learned ways to teach for change. In the next five years, we’re setting out to …

“I, too, am a teacher:” Unapologetically Black Educator Story Lounge 2024

DCAESJ and EmpowerEd DC’s third annual Unapologetically Black Educator Story Lounge was just as powerful, moving, and joyous as the previously held events. Yearly planned as an action for D.C. area educators to participate in the national BLM at School Weeks of Action, the story lounge again uplifted the Unapologetically Black principle. It reads, We …

2024 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In

Register | Schedule | Additional Teach-Ins 8th Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In Saturday, September 28, 2024 9:30AM – 2:00PM ET National Museum of the American Indian 4th Street SW, Washington, DC The 8th annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In, hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in collaboration with Teaching for Change, …

Your Grandma is Our Grandma: Smothers ES Uplifts Intergenerational Principle

There were no fresh baked, chocolate chip cookies in sight. No peppermints being discreetly offered and passed from big to little hands. All of the sweaters appeared to be store-bought, not hand knit. Yet everyone at Smothers Elementary School (DCPS) the morning of their Intergenerational Read Aloud were wrapped in the love, wisdom, and laughter …