Karen Scher

Karen Scher is a program associate in Facing History and Ourselves's New York office. Before coming to Facing History, Karen worked for eight years as a humanities teacher at Oceana High School, a Facing History Innovative School, in Pacifica, CA. Originally from New Jersey, Karen and her husband, along with her two daughters, are working their way through the top 25 playgrounds in New York City.

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Using Art, Literature, and Poetry to Study Untold Stories from History

Posted by Karen Scher on September 30, 2014

Forty-one years ago this month, a violent military coup in Chile led by Army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet overthrew Salvador Allende's democratically-elected government.

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Topics: Classrooms, Art, English Language Arts, Teaching Strategies, Democracy, Memory, Choosing to Participate, Human Rights, Facing History Resources, New York, Teaching, Identity, Holocaust, Genocide/Collective Violence, Teaching Resources, History

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