Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development (Paperback)

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This interdisciplinary guide for teachers, administrators, students, and parents offers lessons and readings that show how to:
  • Analyze the roots of racism
  • Investigate the impact of racism on all our lives, our families, and our communities
  • Examine the relationship between racism and other forms of oppression such as sexism, classism, and heterosexism
  • Learn to work to dismantle racism in our schools, communities, and the wider society
Beyond Heroes and Holidays has sold over 55,000 copies to date and is used as a core curriculum in college courses.


An incredible, informative, collection of essays, articles, analysis, interviews, primary documents and interactive & interdisciplinary teaching aids on civil rights, movement building, and what it means for all of the inhabitants of the planet. With sections on Critical Literacy, The Arts, Mathematics, Technology, Science, Geography, Language, School-Wide Activities, Holidays and Heritage, Talking Back, Early Childhood, Readings and Teaching Aids. Packed into nearly 450 oversize pages are photographs, songs, statements, and work form the likes of such great writers, historians, and activists as Bill Bigelow, James Loewen, Peggy Mcintosh, Luis Rodirguez, Kai James, Clem Marshall, Marta Urquilla, Julie Bisson, the editors and dozens more. What a treasure trove. And what a vital (and useful) tool.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1878554174
ISBN-13: 9781878554178
Published: Teaching for Change, 02/01/2007
Pages: 433
Language: English

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