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From Reconstruction to Afro-Futurism: Educators Get Ready for Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

Keynote Speaker │ Workshops & Resources On Saturday, January 20, hundreds of educators gathered virtually to prepare for the 2024 National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action (February 5–9). The fair opened with a welcome from Keesha Ceran, deputy director of Teaching for Change. She introduced national Black Lives Matter at School organizer Sam …

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 …

Native Knowledge 360֯ and Teaching for Change Teach-In

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and Teaching for Change hosted an online teach-in highlighting Indigenous peoples’ histories with a focus on education sovereignty. More than 220 teachers from across the United States and Canada attended the keynote by Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Bryan Newland (Chippewa), …

Américas Award 2016 Ceremony and Workshop

D.C. area educators and librarians: Don’t miss the 2016 Américas Awards  K-12 teacher dinner workshop with renowned authors Alma Flor Ada and Ashley Hope Perez on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 6:15 – 8:30pm. A $25 registration fee includes the workshop, handouts, a delicious dinner, and one of the award-winning books. The event will be held at the Mulebone Restaurant (2121 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009). The workshop …

Presentation in DC by Students and Teachers from McComb, Miss.

Please join us for a special reception with students and their teachers from McComb, Mississippi. Tuesday, June 17, 2014 6:00-8:00pm African American Civil War Museum 1925 Vermont Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 Eleven students and their teachers from McComb will be in D.C. for the National History Day (NHD) competition. This is the third time McComb has participated …

The Collective Stories Were Bigger Than Each of Us: Speakeasy Teacher Event Rocks the House

  “I realized that if I was going to ask my students to speak up, I was going to have to tell my truth and be honest with them about the times where I failed to do so.” —Clint Smith, high school teacher Clint Smith. So began Clint’s story about silences and their damaging consequences to his students and …