What happened on this day in history?

Who made headlines and how?

What scientific breakthroughs were achieved and why did they matter?

What was new at the box office and hot on the pop chart?

Time Rewind is a fun, fast-paced, educational and entertaining “Day in History/Pop Culture” feature that transforms classrooms around the United States into virtual time machines. Hosted by veteran broadcast journalist David Mendel, Time Rewind offers cross-curricular benefits to students in CTE and other academic tracks. Applications include:


Don’t let history pass YOUR students by! Time Rewind is still accepting school subscriptions for the 2020-21 academic year. Email us today at for pricing and other information about how to join our growing education family! Visit our YouTube channel and Vimeo site to watch student productions and faculty testimonials.

  • You hear people talk about those 'oh wow' songs. Time Rewind is the 'oh wow' for the calendar.

    Coach Donnie Marion Meyerland Performing & Visual Arts Middle School, Houston, Texas
  • There's a lot of work put into it, you can hear it. It's fully produced and sounds great.

    Matt Ternes WWBA, Tampa
  • Time Rewind is a daily catalyst for extended conversations in my classrom. Students enjoy piecing together connections between the world they live in and the events that helped shape that world.

    William Nealon Theatre Arts Director, Ball High School Galveston, Texas
  • It's amazing how often Time Rewind is aligned with exactly what I'm teaching that day.

    William Schuster Pre-AP U.S. History Teacher, Ball High School, Galveston, Texas
  • If you're looking for a lively, fresh and entertaining addition to your daily lineup, Time Rewind is a no-brainer.

    Mike Xirinachs Reporter, WCBS-AM, New York
  • The best part of our broadcast is Time Rewind by David Mendel. It gets the entire student body engaged and starts a discussion in the classroom.

    John Hayman Asst. Principal, Belaire High School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • I love history so much, when I heard David Mendel's Time Rewind, I said I need to have this on our station. The kids at the school love it, the listeners love it and I love it.

    Steve Grosz General Manager, 88.7 KPNG/The Pulse, Phoenix, Arizona

Curriculum Options:

Time Rewind offers three unique curriculum components that are ready for immediate classroom use each day of the week throughout the year:
  • Audio files (mp3) of the one-minute program. CLICK ADJACENT PLAYER BOX FOR SAMPLE
  • Corresponding scripts, with references to source material. DOWNLOAD A SAMPLE
  • Time Rewind Learning Companions (TRLCs) — tailored activity sheets that facilitate guided classroom discussion, research and individual written responses. DOWNLOAD A SAMPLE

Listen to a sample:


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