Check out Alan’s latest posts


Alan Uniondale

Uniondale High School Forum on Police Violence, December 2014


New York & Slavery

Slavery and the Law

Shadow of Slavery

New York’s History of Slavery


Alan’s Books

Education Flashpoints
Education Flashpoints
Teaching Global History
Teaching Global History
Social Studies for Secondary Schools
Social Studies for Secondary Schools
New York and Slavery, Time to Teach the Truth
New York and Slavery, Time to Teach the Truth


Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach
Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach
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New York’s Grand Emancipation Jubilee



Alan’s Bio

Alan Singer is a social studies educator in the Department of Teaching, Literacy and Technology at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York. He taught at a number of secondary schools in New York City, including Franklin K. Lane High School and Edward R. Murrow High School. He is the author of Education Flashpoints: Fighting for America’s Schools (Routledge, 2014) which is based on his award winning Huffington Post blogs, Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach: A Handbook for Secondary School Teachers (Routledge, 2013), Social Studies For Secondary Schools, 4th Edition (Routledge, 2014), New York and Slavery, Time to Teach the Truth (SUNY, 2008), Teaching Global History (Routledge. 2011), and New York’s Grand Emancipation Jubilee (SUNY, 2018). All opinions expressed in his blogs are his own.