THE ROCK AND ROLL FOREVER FOUNDATION
The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation is a 501(c)(3) established by Steven Van Zandt. TeachRock is the Foundation’s national K-12 curriculum initiative. Created to address the challenges of an environment in which schools face cuts to arts funding, TeachRock includes interdisciplinary, arts-driven materials designed to keep students engaged and in school. Our groundbreaking curriculum is available at no cost to educators. Key features include:
- Lesson plans covering topics in social studies, STEAM, language arts, social emotional learning, general music, AP History, media studies, and more
- Rich historical resources, including archival materials and multimedia content from partner organizations such as CNN, PBS, Reelin’ In the Years, ABC NewsSource, Rock’s Backpages, and dozens of others
- Alignment with Common Core, ESSA, NAfME, NCSS and other national and state education standards
- Multimedia support materials featuring timelines, biographies and interviews with legends of popular music
To access these materials and learn more about the curriculum, visit teachrock.org.