Teaching Activity. By Abby Mac Phail. 17 pages.
Role play on the Keystone XL Pipeline battle.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 13 pages.
Through encountering “clues,” students probe the dangerous link between fossil fuels, carbon, and climate change.
Teaching Activity. By Brady Bennon. 7 pages.
A high school humanities teacher introduces students to the human cost of climate change, building empathy for climate change refugees like those in the island nation of Kiribati.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 8 pages.
Role play in the form of a trial to determine who is responsible for the death of millions of Taínos on the island of Hispaniola in the late 15th century.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 15 pages.
A lesson examining the motives, goals, and environmental consequences of the coal mining industry.
Article for Teachers and High School Students. By Ruth Shagoury. 6 pages.
A review of children’s picture books about the life of Helen Keller reveals the omission of any description of her active role in key social movements of the 20th century.
Teaching Activity. By Wayne Au. 7 pages.
The author describes how he used a study of the Black Panther’s Ten Point Program to help students assess issues in their own communities and to develop Ten Point Programs of their own.
Teaching Guide. By Bill Bigelow. 2008.120 pages.
Lessons to introduce students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of U.S. history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula. Published by Rethinking Schools.
Teaching Guide. Edited by Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart and Margo Okazawa-Rey. 2006. 436 pages.
Guide for teachers, administrators, and parents shows how teach from a multicultural perspective that goes beyond the superficial “heroes and holidays” approach.