Margot Stern Strom

Margot Stern Strom left teaching almost 40 years ago to establish Facing History and Ourselves as its first Executive Director and President of the Board. Facing History and Ourselves has kept its commitment to serve educators and the community to engage students in classrooms everywhere ready to be trusted with the complexities of history and human behavior. Margot recently announced her plan to transition to Facing History's President Emerita and Senior Scholar and to complete the most recent edition of "Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior."

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Why "To Kill a Mockingbird" Still Resonates Today

Posted by Margot Stern Strom on November 12, 2014

To Kill a Mockingbird is set in a small town in Alabama in the 1930s, a town much like the one in which author Harper Lee came of age. Although I grew up a generation later, I see much of myself in Scout, the young white girl who narrates the book.

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Topics: To Kill a Mockingbird, Classrooms, Books, English Language Arts, Margot Stern Strom, Human Rights, Facing History Resources, Teaching, Identity, Teaching Resources, Teachers, History

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