The New York Times Features Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Lesson Plan

The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation’s lesson plan “The Music of the Civil Rights Movement” was recently featured in the New York Times blog The Learning Network. The Times article, “Teaching With Protest Music,” suggests educators can enrich any humanities course and increase student engagement by incorporating protest music into their classroom work. Authors Michael Gonchar and Katherine Schulten laud …

RRFF Partner Teachers Attend The River Tour 2016

On April 25, Steven Van Zandt invited a group of partner teachers to join him for a backstage meet-and-greet reception before closing night of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s “The River Tour 2016” at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Teachers Ben Wides, John Soi, and Dana Orlak had all joined Rock and Roll Forever Foundation (RRFF) staff at the …

Teacher Spotlight: Patrick McGuire from Highlands Ranch, CO

For the 2015-16 school year, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation has partnered with 11 educators who we selected to participate in the Rock and Roll: An American Story pilot program. The teachers span middle school, high school, and the university level, teaching in seven states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Colorado, and California. All teachers are leading either a semester-length or yearlong course using the Rock and Roll: An American …