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 […]

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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 […]

Black History 360: Summer at the Schomburg for Teachers

We’re going back this summer to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to present at the fifth annual Black History 360 Summer Institute for teachers. This year’s themes include: Freedom Summer 1964 American Maroons and Resistance to Slavery The Motown Sound: A Voice for Freedom The History of Education in New York City […]

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 […]

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After-School Special: True stories by and about educators

For Teacher Appreciation Week, SpeakeasyDC and Teaching for Change present After-School Special: A Night of True Stories By and About Educators.   A cast of storytellers from schools across the DMV share true tales from inside and outside the classroom. The show will be Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. The pre-show reception […]

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National Family Engagement Conference Presentation

Teaching for Change has been invited to present at the National Family and Community Engagement Conference. We will be leading a session called Professional Development for Family Engagement Practitioners. In this interactive session, participants will learn time-tested approaches from Teaching for Change’s Tellin’ Stories Project to: (1) help teachers and administrators rethink their assumptions about parent involvement […]

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Full House for Kate Tindle’s Annual Fundraiser

On November 2, guests enjoyed hot fruit cider, middle eastern pastries, minestrone soup, and great company at Kate Tindle’s 9th annual house party in Alexandria, Virginia for Teaching for Change. About 40 people came to learn about and support the work of Teaching for Change. In a formal presentation, Kate Tindle welcomed the guests with […]

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Teaching for Change Presents and Learns at the Schomburg Center

Teaching for Change was honored to present a half day workshop at the Black History 360º 4th Annual Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Summer Education Institute on July 16, 2013. Our workshop,“Teaching the Movement: Lessons from 1963 and 1964,” included some of our signature activities such as “Big Shoes to Fill” and we introduced a […]

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Teaching for Change Presenting at Black History 360

Teaching for Change is honored to be one of the groups presenting in the upcoming BLACK HISTORY 360º 4th Annual Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library Summer Education Institute, July 15-19, 2013. During the seminar, teachers and scholars from across the country engage in lectures, workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and community walks that explore the […]

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