Teaching Guide. Edited by Catherine Sunshine and Keith Warner. 2005. 240 pages. Literature and essays about Caribbean life in the United States.
Themes: Immigration, Latinx, US Foreign PolicyRead More
Teaching Guide. By Douglas Selwyn and Jan Maher. 2003. A guide to a different way of teaching history—start from today and keep asking questions.
Time Periods: All US History
Themes: MediaRead More
Teaching Activity. By Teaching Tolerance. Introduces students to the role of the labor movement in securing contemporary benefits such as the 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, and workplace safety regulations.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, OrganizingRead More
Teaching Guide. Project coordinator: Peter Crownfield. In collaboration with the Alliance for Sustainable Communities–Lehigh Valley. Teaching ideas to integrate climate and sustainability concepts in all subjects and grade levels.
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, ScienceRead More
Teaching Guide. By Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana. Foreword by Wendy D. Puriefoy. 2011. The uses and methods of the Question Formulation Technique.
Themes: EducationRead More
Teaching Guide. By Nancy Schniedewind and Ellen Davidson. 4th Edition. 408 pages. 2014. Rethinking Schools. Full of activities to help students explore inequalities and cooperation.
Themes: Racism & Racial IdentityRead More
Teaching Guide and Website. Edited by Deborah Menkart, Alana D. Murray, and Jenice L. View. 2004. Provides lessons and articles for K-12 educators on how to go beyond a heroes approach to the Civil Rights Movement, with a focus on education, economics, labor, youth, women, and culture.
Time Periods: 20th Century, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Civil Rights Movements, OrganizingRead More
Teaching Guide. By Linda Christensen. 314 pages. 2017, 2nd edition. Rethinking Schools. Lessons for teaching a range of writing genres while addressing social justice themes.
Themes: Education, Language ArtsRead More
Teaching Guide. By Facing History and Ourselves. 2015. A collection of lessons, videos, and primary sources to teach about Reconstruction.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876
Themes: African American, Reconstruction, Democracy & Citizenship, Laws & Citizen Rights, Racism & Racial IdentityRead More
Teaching Guide. Edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson. 192 pages. 2003. Rethinking Schools. Readings and lessons for grades 5 to 12 about the impact and legacy of the arrival of Columbus in the Americas.
Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764
Themes: Native AmericanRead More
Teaching Guide. Edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson. 402 pages. 2002. Rethinking Schools. An extensive collection of readings and source material on critical global issues, plus teaching ideas, lesson plans, and rich collections of resources for classroom teachers.
Time Periods: 20th Century, 2001 - Present
Themes: Labor, US Foreign Policy, World History/Global StudiesRead More
Teaching Guide. Edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson. 300 pages. 2013 (2nd edition). Rethinking Schools. Lessons and articles on social justice math education for elementary and secondary school classrooms.
Themes: Economics, Education, MathRead More
Teaching Guide. Edited by Rethinking Schools. 240 pages. 2004. Rethinking Schools. Show how teachers can promote the values of community, justice, and equality while building academic skills.
Themes: EducationRead More
Teaching Guide. By Nancy Murray. 2006. A free, downloadable, student-friendly booklet on the Bill of Rights, available in English and Spanish.
Themes: Laws & Citizen RightsRead More
Teaching guide. By Richard Beach, Jeff Share, and Allen Webb. 148 pages. 2017. This book offers essential resources for English language and literature teachers to teach climate justice.
Time Periods: 20th Century, 21st Century
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Language ArtsRead More
Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks and Get Students Excited About Doing History
Teaching Guide. By James W. Loewen. 2010. A wealth of ideas on how to rethink the teaching of U.S. history.
Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764, Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, All US History
Themes: Education, Slavery and ResistanceRead More
Teaching Guide. Edited by Adam Sanchez. 181 pages. 2019. Rethinking Schools. Students will discover the real abolition story, one about some of the most significant grassroots social movements in U.S. history.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876
Themes: African American, Reconstruction, Laws & Citizen Rights, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery and ResistanceRead More
Teaching Guide. Edited By Dyan Watson, Jesse Hagopian, Wayne Au. 368 pages. 2018. Rethinking Schools. Essays, teaching activities, role plays, poems, and artwork, designed to illuminate the movement for Black students' lives, the school-to-prison-pipeline, Black history, gentrification, intersectional Black identities, and more.
Themes: African American, Racism & Racial IdentityRead More
Teaching Guide. By Linda Christensen. 287 pages. 2009. Rethinking Schools. Through stories, Christensen demonstrates how to draw on students' lives and the world to teach poetry, essay, narrative, and critical literacy skills. Published by Rethinking Schools.
Themes: Language ArtsRead More