As teachers of American History and American Literature, we use stories that are meant to communicate truths — historical or literary — about the world we live in. What is our responsibility, and our role, in telling other people’s stories?
Alex Kotlowitz covers the city’s human stories, whether he’s addressing the epidemic of violence in his documentary, “The Interrupters,” or covering history and public policy in his books, magazine stories and on “This American Life.”
We hope you will consider presenting a lesson or project that builds on the theme “The Storyteller.” Presenters are invited to submit individually or collaborate with other participants. The deadline for proposals is Dec. 19, 2014.