Zinn Education Project - Teaching Guides

This list features titles that are highlighted by the Zinn Education Project, a collaboration between Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change. For longer descriptions and related resources, including over 100 free downloadable teaching activities, visit www.zinnedproject.org

 

By Enid Lee (Editor), Deborah Menkart (Editor), Margo Okazawa-Rey (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781878554178
Availability: Special Order
Published: Teaching for Change - February 2007

Guide for teachers, administrators, and parents shows how teach from a multicultural perspective that goes beyond the superficial “heroes and holidays” approach.
 


By Mary Cowhey, Sonia Nieto (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571104182
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Published: Stenhouse Publishers - January 2006

Practical examples and classroom stories about bringing a people’s history and peace education to grades one and two.

 


By Edwin Mayorga (Editor), Bree Picower (Editor), Seth Rader (Editor)
$21.45
ISBN: 9780615193151
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Published: New York Collective of Radical Educators (Nyc - July 2008

Tool for educators to help adolescents explore the role of the military in their lives and in their communities.

 


By Keith Warner (Editor), Catherine Sunshine (Editor)
$14.40
ISBN: 9781878554123
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Published: Teaching for Change - September 1998

Literature and essays about Caribbean life in the United States.

 


$20.95
ISBN: 9781565841987
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Published: Perseus Distributed Account - May 1996

Primary documents, essays and questions to teach the untold story of Reconstruction

 


$36.30
ISBN: 9780325005706
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Published: Heinemann Educational Books - August 13th, 2003

A guide to a different way of teaching history — start from today and keep asking questions.

 


$24.95
ISBN: 9781567513882
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Published: Common Courage Press - December 2008

Readings and lessons on the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project.

 


By Bill Bigelow, Bill Bigelow (Editor)
$18.65
ISBN: 9780942961317
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Published: Rethinking Schools - April 2006

Lessons for teaching about the history of US-Mexico relations and current border and immigration issues.

 


$19.95
ISBN: 9780791475102
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Published: State University of New York Press - August 14th, 2008

Narrative description of slavery in the north and strategies for engaging young people as historians on the topic.

 


$24.95
ISBN: 9780942961324
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Published: Rethinking Schools - October 2006

Full of activities to help students explore inequalities and cooperation.

 


$13.86
ISBN: 9780942961393
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Published: Rethinking Schools - April 2008

Lessons to introduce students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of U.S. history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula.

 


By Paulo Freire, Donaldo P. Macedo (Introduction by)
$28.55
ISBN: 9780826412768
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - September 2000

Classic manifesto that has helped empower illiterate and impoverished people worldwide.

 


$19.95
ISBN: 9781565847248
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Published: New Press - August 2003

Abridged version of the classic text for classroom use.

 


$19.95
ISBN: 9781565847255
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Published: New Press - August 2003

Abridged version of the classic text for classroom use.

 


$30.25
ISBN: 9781565841710
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Published: New Press - October 1995

 

 

 

 

 


$18.00
ISBN: 9780942961942
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Published: Rethinking Schools - June 6th, 2012

Plan book designed to help teachers translate their vision of a just education into concrete classroom activities.

 


$23.00
ISBN: 9780853457534
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Published: Monthly Review Press - January 1988

Role plays and writing activities project high school students into real-life situations to explore the history and contemporary reality of employment (and unemployment) in the U.S.

 


By Deborah Menkart (Editor), Alana Murray (Editor), Jenice L. View (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781878554185
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Published: Teaching for Change - December 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.

 


$21.35
ISBN: 9780942961256
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Published: Rethinking Schools - January 2000

Lessons for teaching a range of writing genres while addressing social justice themes.

 


English and Spanish language primary sources from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as readings and lessons on conquest and resistance.

 


$1.00
SKU: sale/resistance

Readings and teaching ideas for high school students on the Spanish-American War.

 


By Bill Bigelow (Editor), Bob Peterson (Editor)
$20.28
ISBN: 9780942961201
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Published: Rethinking Schools - January 2008

Readings and lessons for pre-K to 12 about the impact and legacy of the arrival of Columbus in the Americas.

 


By Ann Pelo (Editor)
$20.28
ISBN: 9780942961416
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Published: Rethinking Schools - November 28th, 2008

Lessons and articles about social justice early childhood education.

 


By Linda Christensen (Editor), Mark Hansen (Editor), Bob Peterson (Editor)
$26.70
ISBN: 9780942961522
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Published: Rethinking Schools - April 15th, 2012

Collection of writing about elementary school life and learning from the Rethinking Schools magazine.

 


By Bill Bigelow (Editor), Bob Peterson (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780942961287
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Published: Rethinking Schools - January 2002

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.

 


By Eric Gutstein (Editor), Bob Peterson (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780942961546
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Published: Rethinking Schools - May 1st, 2005

Lessons and articles on social justice math education for elementary and secondary school classrooms.

 


$18.95
ISBN: 9780942961423
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Published: Rethinking Schools - March 2nd, 2009

A collection of articles and lessons for multicultural, anti-racist, social justice education in K-12.

 


By Wayne Au (Editor), Bill Bigelow (Editor), Stan Karp (Editor)
$20.28
ISBN: 9780942961355
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Published: Rethinking Schools - February 2007

Creative teaching ideas, compelling classroom narratives, and hands-on examples show how teachers can promote the values of community, justice, and equality while building academic skills.

 


By Bill Bigelow (Editor), Brenda Harvey (Editor), Stan Karp (Editor)
$18.14
ISBN: 9780942961270
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Published: Rethinking Schools - January 2001

Social justice lessons for all ages and subjects.

 


By Robert Peterson (Editor), Robert Lowe (Editor), Rita Tenario (Editor)
$10.48
ISBN: 9781565842151
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Published: New Press - March 1995

Essays and resource lists by distinguished reformers and educators.

 


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ISBN: 9781932010053
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Ooligan Press - January 26th, 2006

Interactive lessons on the 1990s civil war in Sierra Leone and broader issues such as cross-cultural awareness, the global trade in diamonds and guns, and the effects of war on women.

 


$14.95
ISBN: 9781565846265
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Published: New Press - January 2001

Discussion questions and teaching ideas for Terkel’s classic 1974 text.

 


By Edith Wen-Chu Chen (Editor), Glenn Omatsu (Editor)
$49.95
ISBN: 9780742553385
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - June 2nd, 2006

Comprehensive collection of articles and lessons on Asian Pacific American history.

 


By Tim Grant (Editor), Gail Littlejohn (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780865714373
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Published: New Society Publishers - May 1st, 2001

Primer to help teachers explore issues around climate change.

 


$21.35
ISBN: 9780942961430
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Published: Rethinking Schools - September 2009

Through stories, Christensen demonstrates how to draw on students’ lives and the world to teach poetry, essay, narrative, and critical literacy skills.

 


$24.95
ISBN: 9780807749913
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Published: Teachers College Press - October 2009

A wealth of ideas on how to rethink the teaching of U.S. history.

 


$21.00
ISBN: 9781583229347
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Published: Seven Stories Press - April 5th, 2011

Suggested questions and teaching ideas for each chapter of Voices of a People’s History.