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2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Curriculum Teach-In Highlights

On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and Teaching for Change hosted an online teach-in with the theme sovereignty and treaties. More than 400 teachers from all over the United States and some internationally attended the keynote by Rebecca Nagle (Cherokee) and two rounds of interactive workshops featuring …

African American Art and History

Teaching for Change was honored to partner with the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) for Art and the African American Experience, a program for teachers in celebration of the 2016 grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on October 13, 2016. The goal of the evening was to share classroom lessons on African American art …

Anacostia Museum Teach the Beat Workshop

On Friday, February 12, twenty teachers took part in a workshop on go-go at the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum and toured the new exhibit Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington, 1963-1975 on February 12, 2016. Led by Teaching for Change staff Julian Hipkins III and Deborah Menkart, participants experienced the go-go lessons available online for teachers to download. These include …