Forty teachers came to the Américas Award and CLASP K-12 teacher workshop on September 17, co-sponsored by Teaching for Change. Participants had the pleasure of hearing first hand from the award-winning authors, Duncan Tonatiuh (Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation) and Margarita Engle (Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal). Teaching for Change’s director […]
In celebration of the 2014 Américas Award, CLASP and Teaching for Change are hosting a K-12 teacher workshop “Exploring Immigration and Identity in the K-12 Classroom with Américas Award Books.” This hands-on workshop will explore issues of immigration and identity using children’s literature. The workshop will feature the work of this year’s Honorable Mention book, […]
Teaching for Change is pleased to co-sponsor two events with the Américas Book Award in early October in Washington, DC. One of our staff members, America Calderon, served on the 2012 Americas Award selection committee. If you’ve not read the award winning titles, we encourage you to add them to your reading list today.
Teaching for Change bilingual parent organizer América Calderón has been selected as one of five national committee members for the Américas Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. The Américas Award was the first award for Latino Children’s Literature in the United States. The award was created in 1993 by the national Consortium of […]
Teaching for Change was honored to help with outreach and book sales for the author signing at the 2010 Américas Award Ceremony at the Library of Congress on October 23. The winners were Carmen Tafolla (author) and Magaly Morales (illustrator) for What Can You Do with a Paleta? / ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? (Tricycle Press, […]