Online Class on The Kaepernick Effect with Dave Zirin

On November 8, 2021, author Dave Zirin — the people’s sports writer—will join educator Jesse Hagopian in dialogue for the Zinn Education Project’s Teach the Black Freedom Struggle online people’s history class to discuss his new book, The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World.
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Teach Truth Organizing Workshop

Join us for a one-hour workshop for teachers and other school staff on organizing issues related to the GOP attacks on teaching history. This will be an opportunity to learn from presenters and meet other organizers from across the country.
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#TeachTruth About Constitution Day

On this Constitution Day, let’s commit ourselves to teach the truth. Let’s look deeply and critically at how this document may have offered a republican form of government for some, but denied humanity to others, and contributed to the system of white supremacy we still need to dismantle.
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Teaching in Dangerous Times

Although the coronavirus’s threat to the safety of our schools is dire, there is another threat that should not be ignored. Right wing politicians and media outlets are attacking educators’ most basic responsibility — to teach young people accurately and truthfully.
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Urgent Call: Teach Climate Justice

The newest International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, compiled by hundreds of experts and scientists over the last eight years, was released this week. The deep inequality that is both cause and consequence of the climate emergency is at the heart of our insistence on teaching for climate justice.
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#TeachTruth Syllabus

We offer this #TeachTruthSyllabus as a gesture of defiance and education. The Right would be happy to keep the conversation at the level of obfuscation, divorced from reality and history. We, on the other hand, want to talk about the truth — the truth about our past and present, the truth about our classrooms and curricula.
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