THE POWER OF THE STORY: THE VOICE OF WITNESS TEACHER’S GUIDE TO ORAL HISTORY

Compiled and Edited by Cliff Mayotte with a Foreword by William and Richard Ayers

The Power of the Story is a companion resource for teachers using titles in the Voice of Witness series. This comprehensive guide allows teachers and students to explore contemporary issues through the transformative power of oral history, and to develop the communication skills necessary for creating vital oral history projects in their own communities.

The Power of the Story includes:

  • Flexible core curriculum-aligned lesson plans
  • Narrative excerpts from the Voice of Witness series
  • Step-by-step instructions for creating oral history projects in the classroom and community
  • Teaching strategies for oral history

ABOUT THE EDITOR & FOREWORDERS:

Cliff Mayotte is the director of the VOW Education Program. William and Richard Ayers serve on VOW’s Education Advisory Board.
Learn more about them all here.

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