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Teach the Beat

Teaching for Change helps teachers infuse go-go music in the curriculum with classroom workshops led by musicians, free lessons, and professional development. Go-go originated in D.C. during the mid- to late-1970s and has remained the city’s soundtrack for generations. While many bands got their start in D.C. schools, decades later it was not in the …

Hopeful 2023 Stories

Check out the hopeful stories from 2023 below. Our work is made possible by the ongoing support of allies like you. Help us deepen our impact by sharing these stories (as well as our resources) as we continue building social justice, starting in the classroom. Please consider a year-end gift to Teaching for Change to help us …

Teaching for Change in 2023

We are pleased to share selected Teaching for Change highlights from 2023. Our work is made possible by the ongoing support of allies like you. Help us deepen our impact by sharing these stories (as well as our resources) as we continue building social justice, starting in the classroom. Please make a donation to ensure …

Resources: 2023 Native Knowledge 360֯ and Teaching for Change Teach-In

Below are resources from each session. For additional teaching resources, see the NMAI’s Native Knowledge 360° website and the Zinn Education Project website. KEYNOTE Keynote Recording Keynote: Reclaiming Education Sovereignty Resources from the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative NMAI Native Knowledge 360° Education Initiative Land Acknowledgements Video: Making Land Acknowledgment Meaningful Native Land Digital Map  Teaching for Change …

Teaching for Change in 2022

We are pleased to share selected Teaching for Change highlights from 2022. Our work is made possible by the ongoing support of allies like you. Help us deepen our impact by sharing these stories (as well as our resources) as we continue building social justice, starting in the classroom. Please make a donation to ensure …

Presenter’s Guide

Introduction This information guide is for facilitators of workshops for Teaching for Change events. We use this guide as an internal reference for our own staff and anyone interested in presenting at one of our teach-ins, curriculum fairs, or other events. The guide is based on what we have found to be most effective for …

Resources: 2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In

Sovereignty and Treaties Thank you for attending the 2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In. Below find resources from each session. For additional teaching resources, see the NMAI’s Native Knowledge 360° website and the Zinn Education Project website. Welcome from Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian and Teaching for Change Keynote Rebecca Nagle Indigenous Central …