Teaching Guide

The comprehensive 98-page TRUST Teaching Guide and Community Screening Kit is now available! All TRUST educational DVD buyers will receive a beautiful, bound copy and copies are also available here.

The TRUST Teaching Guide & Community Screening Kit is a comprehensive resource for educators, activists, community leaders and theater professionals to explore identity, immigration, trauma and resilience through the transformative power of art. The Guide includes directions for building group trust, warm-up activities, discussion questions and seven in-depth lessons rooted in the arts and aligned with Common Core Standards. Inside, you will also find screening tips for groups of youth, teaching staff, parents and community members, handouts for teachers and youth, and resources for further study.  The TRUST Teaching Guide gives teachers and educators the confidence and support to engage students to respond to complicated, challenging issues in their lives through a creative, artistic lens.

Download the first 12-pages of the guide for free!
Download the Spanish-language version for free!

The guide was supported by the Columbia Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and Latino Public Broadcasting.