Meeting the Common Core through Facing History's Ethical Approach

Posted by Aileen McQuillen on October 9, 2015

“Aligning to the Common Core does not mean ignoring what we’re passionate about...The key is to do both: challenge our students to develop their literacy skills while examining difficult histories and issues of social justice.”

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Topics: Common Core, Common Core State Standards, Webinars, Literacy Design Collaborative

Online Courses on Teaching Civil Rights and Holocaust Enrolling Now

Posted by Julia Rappaport on January 19, 2015

Issues of civil rights and religious tolerance are as relevant today as they were during the American civil rights movement in the 1960s and ’70s, and in the years before, during, and after the Holocaust. How do we make these issues relevant to young people?

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Topics: To Kill a Mockingbird, Civil Rights Movement, Professional Development, Antisemitism, Human Behavior, Common Core, Holocaust, Facing History and Ourselves, History, Facing Technology

Banned Books Week: Celebrate the Freedom to Read with Graphic Novels

Posted by Julia Rappaport on September 24, 2014

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week in the United States, an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and to express our own views, and share the views of others.

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Topics: Classrooms, Civil Rights Movement, Books, English Language Arts, Choosing to Participate, Immigration, Identity, Common Core, Holocaust

Facing History's New Website

Posted by Julia Rappaport on June 15, 2014

Dear Facing Today readers,

We are excited to announce the launch of the new facinghistory.org! We hope you will visit us and enjoy our new look and feel, mobile-friendly design, intuitive navigation, and enhanced search capabilities.

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Topics: Online Tools, Teaching Strategies, Readings, Common Core, Teaching Resources, Video

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