April is Genocide Awareness Month

Suffrage and Sisterhood: The Origins and Impact of Black Sororities

Who Will Write Our History?: An Interview with Roberta Grossman

Serving All Girls in the Classroom: An Interview with Arianne Thomas

Taking School Online: A Teacher Checklist

Disrupting Patriarchy in the Classroom with Carol Gilligan

Holocaust Education Amid Rising Antisemitism: An Interview with Leslie White

Ready or Nought, it’s Time to Face Race in the UK

New Books on Women's History and Movements

Teaching in the Light of Women's History

A Look Ahead at Women's History Month 2020

Complexities of Teaching Black History: An Educator Roundtable

Why Just Mercy Matters

6 New Books on Black History

Black Women's Agency in Harriet and Beyond

Democracy Disrupted: The 15th Amendment Turns 150

A Look Ahead at Black History Month

On the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz: Why the World Needs Upstanders

What Do We Remember on Holocaust Remembrance Day?

King's Life is a Demand

Civic Action Meets Civic Education in Colombia

4 Excellent Winter Reads

Halting Human Trafficking from Schoolhouse to State House: An Interview with Danny Papa

Responding to Contemporary Antisemitism in the Classroom

South Africans Reflect on the Rugby World Cup

Saying No to Hitler in A Hidden Life

Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Speaks to Facing History

The Problem with Celebrating Forgiveness

What's Wrong with Jojo Rabbit

Teaching Impeachment Amid Polarization

Countering Narratives of Hate in the UK

Dolores Huerta's Life of Indefatigable Resistance

Revisiting Mockingbird During Banned Books Week

Civic Education as Community Development: An Interview with Daniel Warner

Remembering Daisy Bates: Orator at the March on Washington

6 Classroom Design Hacks for Teachers

Building Empathy on International Youth Day

Remembering Toni Morrison

Teaching in the Wake of Violence

Red Summer 1919: Remembrance, Education, Action

Sometimes Empathy is Hard for Teachers

Gear Up for the First Week of School

How Facing History Stirs the Call to Teach: An Alumna Interview

Philosophy After Auschwitz: The Responsibility to Bear Witness

Reclaiming the Fourth of July with Frederick Douglass

Teaching LGBTQIA+ Students: Insights from Harvey Milk High School

Remembering Stonewall on the 50th Anniversary

History in Slow Motion

Brother Outsider: Remembering Gay Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin

Engage! (ing) Summer Reads

Acclaimed Educator Frank Stebbins on Facing History and Human Rights Education

It Takes a Village: The Success of Brown v. Board

Aliens in Their Own Land: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans

3 Resources for Teaching About Immigration

School (Re)Segregation 65 Years After Brown v. Board

What Does it Mean to Stand Up for Democracy?

Red Scarf Girl Today: An Interview with Ji-li Jiang

6 Resources That Look at the History and Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

Ariel Burger on the Task of the Educator During Yom HaShoah and Beyond

On Yom HaShoah: Is "Never Again" a Question?

Interview with Rwandan Genocide Survivor Jacqueline Murekatete

How the Global Movement to End Genocide Redefined My Local Activism

Examining Nazi Environmentalism During Earth Week

Let Us Speak Again of the Armenians

Becoming an Activist for Yemen: An Alumna Profile

Srebrenica and Anti-Muslim Violence Today

Navigating Brexit with Facing History Teachers

Facing the Realities of Native American Women

Facing History President and CEO Weighs in on Hatred via WBUR

Help Your Students Reflect on the New Zealand Mosque Shootings

A Look Ahead at Women's History Month

Informed Choices for a Stronger Democracy

Teaching Black History with Malcolm X

Oscar-nominated Short Confronts American Antisemitism—Past and Present

Facing History and Finding Destiny in the South Bronx

Understanding the #TakeAKnee Controversy

Winter reading recommendations

The Importance of the Educated Voter

Talking to Students About Pittsburgh

Bringing Current Events Into the Classroom

The Importance of Holocaust Scholarship

International Spotlight: Here's What Facing History Looks Like in China

Charlottesville and the Meaning of Nationhood

Educating for Democracy Around the World

From Arkansas to Boston: Learning Across the Conservative/Liberal Divide

The Supreme Court Ruling on the Muslim Travel Ban Highlights a Complicated Past

STUDENT VOICES: "The Youth Movement Extends Beyond Gun Violence"

Dehumanization at the Border

Addressing the Real Challenges Refugee Students Face in the Classroom

Uncovered: Denmark's New Burqa Ban

Engaging Reads For Those Long Summer Days

10 Steps for Organizing a Whole-School Read In Your School Community

Taking a Knee and the Right To Protest in the NFL

Stonewall Was Important But Not Because it Was First

Go Behind the Scenes of This Year's Winning Student Essays!

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Should the Voting Age be Lowered?

Forming Better Arguments to Build a Better Democracy

Advocating for Genocide Prevention: A Q&A With Mike Brand

Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird Through a New Lens After 35 Years

Confronting the Rise of Antisemitism in Germany

On Teacher Appreciation Day, I See Hope and Progress Thanks to You

How We Can Uphold a Free Press for a Strong Democracy

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Citizenship and the US Census

Never Forget: How to Help Younger Generations Remember the Holocaust

How Mass Media Saved Thousands During the Armenian Genocide

How DACA is Affecting My Dreamer Students

3 Poetry Activities to Help Your Students Connect With History

Honor Moments of Resistance on Yom HaShoah

Let's Address Racism in the Workplace, Just Like We Do in Schools

Use Music to Study Genocide Through a New Lens

50 Years Later: A Reflection on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy 

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: What Students Understand about Slavery

The Legacy of Linda Brown 

Use Historical Empathy to Help Students Process the World Today

How One Facing History Student is Embracing Student Activism

We're Here to Support Teachers As Students Make History After Parkland 

Empathy as Empowerment: Give Students the Chance to Think Like Leaders

Reflections on Student Activism After National Walkout Day

5 Writing Tips for This Year's Student Essay Contest

Share the Rich History of Student Activism in the Wake of Parkland

Student Activism: From the Civil Rights Movement to Parkland Today

Women Running in the US Midterm Elections is a Good Sign for Democracy

Here's Why You Should Address the #MeToo Movement with Your Students

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: The Future for Teachers with DACA

What Does it Mean to be American? 9 Quotes from Around the Country

After Parkland, This Play by Two Teachers is More Relevant than Ever

The Reichstag Fire: The Shift from Democracy to Dictatorship 

How a Jewish Civil Rights Activist Taught Me to Fight for All Rights

10 Calls to Action to Cultivate Education for Democracy

Poland's Holocaust Law is a Threat to Democracy. Here's Why.

When People Tell Me To Get Over Race, I Remember Elie Wiesel's Words

What Can We Learn From the Memphis Sanitation Strike 50 Years Later?

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Protesting the Chinese National Anthem in Hong Kong

When Is Fake News Propaganda? 

Why Must We Remember the Holocaust? Because Democracy is Precious.

Northern Ireland and The Narrative of Fear in the Classroom

John B. King, Jr: In 2018, Let’s Recommit to Our Vital Role as Citizens

Why I Marched for Civil Rights at 15 with Martin Luther King, Jr.

Facing the Past in the Czech Republic

Need a New Year's Resolution? Practice More Empathy. Here's How.

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

7 Books to Warm Up to This Winter

The Power of Memory and Art to Heal a Society After Genocide

80 Years Later, Nanjing Reminds Us of The Humanity We Need Today

How To Assess the Strength of a Democracy

Where Do We Go From Here?: A Q&A With Journalist Jelani Cobb

Use Tailored Learning Approaches To Show Students They Can Succeed

5 Tips for Civic Dialogue in an Online World

Tasting History: How to Teach Immigration to a Class of Immigrants

3 Reasons to Explore the Nanjing Atrocities 80 Years Later

The Great Thanksgiving Listen: 5 Great Tips for a Meaningful Interview

Democracy In Today's World: It's Your Responsibility

5 Resources to Examine Individual Choices During Kristallnacht

Understanding the Importance of the US Withdrawal From UNESCO

Teaching Empathy: It's More Than Fun and Games

Teaching Empathy: Closing the Political Divide One Letter at a Time

Breathe Life Into Your Lessons By Applying Elements of Storytelling

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: What Do the National Anthem Protests Mean?

3 Stories to Inspire You for the Great Thanksgiving Listen

How George Washington Can Remind Us To Stay Vigilant Against Bigotry

Why Our Kids Need Social Emotional Learning

What Does it Mean to "Resist"? Three Examples from the Holocaust

To Understand Immigration Today, Look At Your Own Family History

Help Your Students Reflect on the Tragic Las Vegas Shooting

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Should Non-citizens Be Allowed to Vote in Local Elections?

60 Years After Little Rock: A Q&A with Terrence Roberts

How One Student Is Removing His School's Ties to the Eugenics Movement

Six Webinars You Need Now to Navigate Current Events in Your Classroom

6 Educator Resources About Democracy at Risk

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Refugee Children Found a Home in Dallas

Charlottesville Roundup: Lessons to Use in Your Classroom Today

Why Teach About Migration? Because It's the Story of Humankind

Build Relationships to Create Equity for Minority Students

What the 1965 Voting Rights Act Can Teach Us About Voter Fraud Today

How to Foster Humanity as Teachers in the Wake of Charlottesville

3 Angles to the US Voter Fraud Controversy

Trying to Fit In: Help Your Students Explore Their Identity

Use These Four Tips to Welcome New Students Into Your Classroom

3 Features You Need to Know About the New Holocaust and Human Behavior

Upstanders: Profound Risks, Incredible Rewards

Use These Four Guiding Principles in Difficult Conversations

How The Legacy of Ell Persons Lives On With Michele Whitney

How to Use Online Sources to Challenge Bias and Expand Perspectives

Summer Learning Happens at Home

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Fluency in Second Language Recognized

Meet the Winners for the 2017 Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants!

Engaging Summer Reads: Recommendations from Facing History's Library

3 Stories to Commemorate World Refugee Day

How You Can Guide Decision Making in the Presence of Unjust Laws

Spark Conversation About Democracy With This Book List For All Ages

Celebrating LGBT Pride: Why I No Longer Hide My Rainbow

3 Angles to the Confederate Monument Controversy

Power up Your Summer Learning with a Facing History Online Course

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: France's Presidential Election

How Two Teenagers Created a Textbook for Racial Literacy

Memphis Students Unite Their Community 100 Years After A Lynching

Finding What's True: A Cross-Disciplinary Search

Universal Lessons of the Holocaust in Today's World

What Makes Democracy Work?: Teachers Like You

5 Tips for Civic Dialogue in an Online World

What Makes Democracy Work?: Navigating Differences

Teaching in a Time of Terrorism

How to Strike a Healthy Balance with Your Empathy

Genocide (Still) Matters

What Makes Democracy Work?: Citizens and Civic Participation

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: Syrian Refugees in Jordan

How Asking "So What?" on Yom HaShoah Can Lead to a Better Future

What Makes Democracy Work?: Individuals and a Nation's Laws

Teaching Genocide and World War II Through the Lens of East Asia

Continuing a Legacy Through the 2017 Student Essay Contest

Facing History Announces New Campaign to Ask "What Makes Democracy Work?"

Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird Through a New Lens After 35 Years

How Can a Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant Help You?

3 Features You Need to Know About the New Holocaust and Human Behavior

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: Antisemitic Attacks

Three Partisan Women Who Fought Against the Nazis

Journey to America: What's Your Story?

Flexing Our Civic Muscles Together Against Antisemitism, Hatred, and Intolerance

Facing History Goes to SXSWedu!

Inside the Online World of Fake News with BuzzFeed's Craig Silverman

How to Choose the Right Images When Teaching about Genocide

Focus on Your Well-Being for You and Your Students

Student Voice: The Power of Identity

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: Keystone and Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Get Green Light

Four Ways to Celebrate Digital Learning Day with Facing History

Facing History Upstanders

Facing My Family's Past with Slavery

The Myth of a Post-Racial Society After the Obama Presidency

Asking Big Questions with the 2017 Student Essay Contest

History through the Lens of African Americans

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: Can Racism be Outlawed?

3 Ways to Address the Latest News on Immigration With Your Students

Why I Share My Story of Being a Hidden Child During the Holocaust

Breaking Off the Beaten Path to Challenge Students

How To Assess the Strength of a Democracy

Voting for the First Time During a Turbulent Election: One Student's Story

Martin Luther King, Jr.: 50 Years Worth of Lessons From a Giant

The Compassion Cap

Find Your Civic Superpower and Put On Your Cape

5 Reads to Inspire and Challenge You This Winter

How You Can Practice Empathy in Your Everyday Life

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: Fake News in the Digital Media Landscape

Let 2017 be the Year of Fostering Civil Discourse

Remembering Nanjing Reminds Us Why "Us" vs. "Them" is Dangerous

Facing Ourselves is Not Easy

Questions Matter

Standing Up to Hate

This Giving Tuesday, I'm Giving to Facing History

Remembering the Future, Predicting the Present

Why Reconstruction Matters After this Election

(Re)Building Classroom Community Post-Election

Reflecting on Kristallnacht 78 Years Later

What Next?: How to Move Forward Together After a Divisive Election

Why I'm Talking About Race in the Workplace and You Should Too

Here's Why You Should Step into the Future with Facing History

Choosing to Participate in a Digital World

The Anatomy of a Great Interview

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Civility, Politics, and Facebook - Can’t We All Be Friends?

Teaching the Missing History of LGBTQ Civil Rights

10 Years of Inspirational Teachers and MSS Innovation Awards

Peeling Away Cultural Cataracts to Reveal Humanity’s Beauty

To Free a Mockingbird

StoryCorps’ Dave Isay: Show Gratitude by Listening

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Immigration in the U.S. Presidential Election

Learning Across Borders at the Advanced International Seminar

How Samantha Power Inspired Me to be an Upstander

Reflecting on a Summer of Bad News: What My Students Taught Me

The Making of Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

Join Us in the #Civility2016 Campaign!

Practicing Civil Discourse During a Not-So-Civil Presidential Election

Our Own Great Witnessing: An American Muslim's Reflection on 9/11

Inspire Students with Hope In Times of Uncertainty

When Talking About Race, Don't Forget the Biology Teacher

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: The Transgender Bathroom Wars

Connecting to Online Learning

Discovering What it Means to be a Global Citizen

My Life as a Jewish Partisan, Part 3

My Life as a Jewish Partisan, Part 2

My Life as a Jewish Partisan, Part 1

Four Ways to Bring Mockingbird into the Classroom

3 Ways Educational Travel Inspires Lifelong Learning

Hope Will Never Be Silent

Four Tips to Welcome New Students

Ferguson: Breaking Down the News

Using Reconstruction to Understand Today’s Racial Tensions

My Facing History Journey, Part 2

My Facing History Journey, Part 1

The Holocaust and Human Behavior in Today’s World

Facing History with Star Wars

Bringing the “Beloved Community” Into The Classroom

How You Can Help Students See Other Viewpoints

Passing on a Survivor's Legacy One Hug at a Time

Talking About Race with the New York Times

Seeing Today’s World Through the Lens of Reconstruction

Four Guiding Principles for Difficult Conversations

"She saw a world of neighbours..." A Remembrance of Labour MP Jo Cox

Three Reasons You Should Celebrate the 14th Amendment

Reflections on Orlando: Finding Connections in Times of Terror

Reflections on Orlando: Why I Work for Facing History

5 Summer Reads to Open Your Mind and Heart

Behind the Essay: A Q&A with Student Contest Winner Cicada Scott

Three Online Tools to Shake Up Your Classroom

Today's News, Tomorrow's History: Tubman on the $20 Bill

Students Memorialize a Past Tragedy to Create a More Hopeful Future

Beyond the Textbook: Innovative Teachers Help Students Understand the Importance of Preserving Memory

Education in Dealing with the Past: Can We Prevent Atrocity from Happening Again?

The Evolution of Salvaged Pages

Celebrating Moments of Resistance and Heroism on Yom HaShoah Ve'Hagevurah

Teacher Appreciation: Life Lessons from My Facing History Teacher

Four Ways to Use Testimony in the Classroom for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Help Your Students Reach Higher!

Genocide Matters

Vote Today! Help Us Choose This Year's Student Contest Winners!

Powerful Poetry: Three Activities to Help Students Connect with History

Face Bullying: Take the Pledge to End It

Lost Voices of the Holocaust: Students Memorialize a Young Boy, His Family, and the Town that Saved Them

Inspiring Testimony: Stories of Surviving Genocide

Teaching in a Time of Terrorism

Facing History in an ELL Classroom

How Teachers Can Help Students Make Sense of Today's Political and Social Tensions

On Brussels

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History: Refugees Paying to Stay

Meet the History-Makers of Tomorrow

Broadening Teacher and Student Perspectives Through the Nanjing Atrocities

Q&A with Shireen Afzal: Her Advice for Students Entering the 2016 Student Essay Contest

Celebrate International Women's Day with IWitness

Education Week Highlights Facing History: Watch How One Educator Addresses Islamophobia in the Classroom

Q&A with Arvaughn Williams: Advice for Entering the 2016 Student Essay Contest

Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History

Celebrating George Washington’s Take on Religious Freedom

My Mockingbirds

How I Faced My Identity When Teaching the Reconstruction Era

Celebrating 10 Years of Community Conversations!

Join the Conversation: Enter the 2016 Student Essay Contest!

Facing Black History Month in the United States: Why We Need to Break the Norm

Understanding Collaboration and Resistance in France during the Holocaust

Why Online Learning Matters: A Q&A with Dr. Sybil Hampton

Get to Know Facing History Teacher Leader, Ebony Davis

Digital Tools to Inspire Your Students on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Understanding Mockingbird and Watchman in Today’s World

Best Winter Reads: Recommendations from the Facing History Library

George Washington on Religious Inclusion: To Bigotry No Sanction, To Persecution No Assistance

Remembering Nanjing

How do you stay engaged?

We Need to Talk

Creating Space for Student Voices: Chicago and Laquan McDonald

What Happens in Our Classrooms Helps Create a Better World

How Can Canadian Teachers Walk the Road of Reconciliation?

Showing My Students that Stories Matter

Help Us #AddUpstander to the Dictionary

Paris (Traduction Française)


Working for Justice, Stability, and Peace in Shanghai

Lynsey Addario: The World Through Her Lens

Short Films on Race and Racism from the New York Times

Changing Lives and Honoring the Leaders Working for Justice

Add Your Voice to The Adobe Bully Project Mural

Using Video in the Classroom: Active or Passive Learning?

In Poland, Facing History and Myself

Intern Forges Sharing, Learning, and Communication with South African Students

Five One-Minute Clips That Will Inspire You to Create Change

Meeting the Common Core through Facing History's Ethical Approach

StoryCorps’ Dave Isay: Engaging Everyone in the Act of Listening

5 Questions for Pulitzer-Winner Sonia Nazario

I Was A Hidden Child During the Holocaust: Why I Share My Story

Echoes of the Past: The Current Refugee Crisis in Europe

How Facing History Helped Hip Hop Artist Chels Find Her Voice After Katrina

Can Empathy Be Hacked?

Cecil the Lion, the Darfur Puppy, and Our Universe of Obligation

8 Components of a Reflective Classroom

Facing History Receives Top Rating for Effective Social-Emotional Learning Programs

Why A More Complicated Atticus Could Be A New Learning Opportunity

Waiting for Watchman

Remembering Sir Nicholas Winton and Helping Students Think About Their Own Choices for Participation

What Exactly is Meant by “Religious Diversity”?

5 Tips for Talking About Race With Children

Resilience in the Face of Hatred

Bringing Art into Holocaust Instruction

Inspiring Student Voices Reflect on an Interfaith Exchange

Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap

Why Stories of Rescue Matter

7 Summer Reads: Selections from the Facing History Library

One Voice Can Make a Difference

4 Questions for Facing History CEO: Looking Back at First 100 Days in Office

What I Got Wrong When I Taught Reconstruction

14 Teachers Making a Difference Today

Responding to a Community in Crisis

5 Questions for Pulitzer-Winner Sonia Nazario

Putting the Baltimore Riots in Context

Three Tips to Inspire Students to Turn the Tide

How I Learned About the Forgotten Genocide

Studying the Armenian Genocide: A Flipped Classroom Approach

What Does It Mean “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

Getting Poetic in Social Studies

How Can Music Inspire Social Change?

Six Resources that Honor Jewish Voices on Yom HaShoah

On the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide

Soul Music and the Civil Rights Era: Respecting Self and the Other

How Can History of Lynching Help Us Understand Issues of Race and Justice in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

Four Resources to Teach About Genocide Awareness and Prevention

Soul Music and the Civil Rights Era: Breaking the Racial Barriers

Meet the Winners of Our First Annual Student & Alumni Upstander Contest!

Music and Identity

Five Facing History Resources That Use Poetry to Build Skills

Confronting Antisemitism

Talking About Injustice: Watch Bryan Stevenson Live This Week

What Role Can Music Play as an Agent of Change?

How Can Understanding History Nurture Civic Participation?

Ready To Be Inspired?

Learning to Participate

Four Resources for Women's History Month

Coming to Terms with a Personal History

Twitter and Your PLN: One Teacher's Story

Facing the Past: Lynching and American Civic Memory

Questions We Hope Get Answered in Harper Lee’s "Go Set a Watchman"

Four Classroom Resources to Use for Presidents’ Day

Raising Ethical Children: Discussing the Film "Selma" with Young People

New Documentary Explores "To Kill a Mockingbird"'s Enduring Appeal

Can Gaming Spark Social Change?

Online Courses on Teaching Civil Rights and Holocaust Enrolling Now

Why We Need to Continue Studying the Holocaust

Talking About Paris: Citizenship in the Face of Division, Fear, and Hatred

Reconsidering Selma: Teaching the Stories Behind a Pivotal Moment in History

10 Quotes from History to Inspire Empathy

Best Winter Reads: Book Recommendations from the Facing History Library

Our Favorite Posts From 2014

Best of 2014: Top 5 Facing Technology Blog Posts

30 Top EdTech Resources of 2014

The Memories We Keep

New Resource from Teaching Tolerance Features Diverse Readings on Identity and Action

After Eric Garner: One School’s Courageous Conversation

5 Resources to Explore on International Human Rights Day

A Piece of History You Might Not Have Learned in School

#youthaction: Becoming Political in the Digital Age

Facing History Welcomes New CEO Roger Brooks!

Using Survivor Testimony in the Classroom

How You Can Impact Students Around the World With One Click

An Armenian Education

Talking to Students About Ferguson

Two Flipped Classroom Exercises to Teach "To Kill a Mockingbird"

You Voted – Meet the 2014 Facing History Together Teacher Recognition Contest Winner!

The Politics of Civil Rights

Why "To Kill a Mockingbird" Still Resonates Today

Unlocking Potential for Student Achievement

Honoring Upstanders

Where Did the Word "Genocide" Come From?

The Passing of Thomas M. Menino, Five-Term Mayor of Boston and Friend of Facing History

Creating Safe Classrooms: Resources for UK National Anti-Bullying Week

Give Bigotry No Sanction

From Our Sister Blog: Student Agency, Student Voice & the Maker Movement

Facing History Community Mourns Loss of Holocaust Survivor and Friend Dr. Maurice “Ries” Vanderpol

Roger Brooks Named President and CEO of Facing History

40 Years Later: The Legacy of Boston Busing

Memory and Legacy: Matthew Shepard, 16 Years Later

The Nantucket Project Honors Facing History’s Marc Skvirsky

8 Memoirs That Matter

Can One Teacher Change Your Life?

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

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

Tools You Can Use: Resources From the Facing History Website

Choosing to Participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Challenges and Opportunities of Teaching 9/11

Can Great Teaching be Taught?

“Un Odio Conveniente – La Historia del Antisemitismo” Free Online Spanish Language Workshop

5 Ways to Celebrate the 51st Anniversary of the March on Washington

Support Facing History When You Shop on Amazon!

What Is It Like When Your Child Comes Out?

A Flipped Classroom Approach to Teaching Civil Rights History

The Giver: A Resource For Exploring Lois Lowry’s Book

Back to School: Teachers Share Their Tips to Get Ready for the New Year

New Facing History eBook Explores Holocaust in German-Occupied Soviet Territory

Dangers of Indifference

Making Connections: Using History to Understand Ourselves Today

Back to School: 4 Top EdTech Trends to Watch

In Cambodia, Teaching a Difficult History

Exploring the Aftermath of War on Anniversary of Srebrenica Massacre in Bosnia

Facing History Notes Passing of Civil Rights Champion and Journalist, John Seigenthaler

Holocaust Rescuer Posthumously Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

What Can "To Kill a Mockingbird" Teach Us About Ourselves?

Why Developing Critical Listening Skills Matters

Facing History at the Nantucket Film Festival Friday

What Happens To a School When One Student Shares His Story

Engaging Students in a Study of Identity: A Flipped Classroom Exercise

What is The One Word the Dictionary Should Add This Year?

Empathy and the Brain

Facing History's New Website

Facing Today Blogger's School Wins Excellence in Innovation Award!

How One School Stands Up to Cyberbullying

Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant Recipients Announced!

How Do We Remember and Study Holocaust History?

Four Resources to Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day in Your Classroom

Facing History, Facing Ourselves in Washington, D.C: A Class Trip

8 Multimedia Resources to Study the Science of Character on #CharacterDay

How to: Use a Flipped Classroom Exercise for Teaching Art As Resistance/Propaganda

5 Oscar-Winning Movies to Check Out from the Facing History Library

Radio Rookies: Bullying

Radio Rookies: Teenage Pregnancy

45 Terrific Twitter Accounts for Teachers

Radio Rookies: Inside Co-location

Radio Rookies: Molly & Hip Hop

Fill in the Blank: “The Truth Is…”

The Sephardim in the Balkans

Radio Rookies: Education Motivation

Digital Learning Day and Facing History

Upcycling Upstanders

Resources and Ideas for No-Name Calling Week

Teachers Are Challenging Stereotypes About Who is Using Social Media: Are You?

Digital Tools to Explore Martin Luther King's Legacy

The Quenelle and Antisemitism: How Do You Stop Hate?

Three Video Resources for Human Rights Day

Celebrating & Teaching the Life of Nelson Mandela

9 New Videos to Help You Teach Holocaust History

What Does National Identity Mean To You?

How To: Flipped Classroom Exercise for Teaching Holocaust & Rescue

Turning "We and They" into "Us"

Nazi Art Discovered: Leading Classroom Discussions on the Role of Art in Nazi Germany

How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do: An Introduction to Stereotype Threat

Eight Resources on Voting and Elections

Making A “Case” for History

Girl Drama, Restorative Justice, and Tools for Upstanding

Expanding the Network: Reconnecting with Mentors Via Social Media

We Are Beacon Academy

Dual Narrative History - We need help over here...

There’s An App for That: 5 Must-Have Apps for Educators

What Do Theatre, Facing History, and Identity Issues Have in Common?

How To: Report Your Own Story

This is America, Speak English

Thirsty for Sneakers

Losing Language

Get it Out

Battling Homophobia at East Side Community High School

Moving Beyond the Zimmerman Verdict: Questions for Starting A Constructive Dialogue

IWitness and Technology in the Classroom

Making Connections- IWitness in a Facing History Classroom

Diigo and Evernote: Helpful Tools for Online Learning

Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant: Exploring the Concept of Universe of Obligation in NYC

Riveted by the Stories: A Teacher's Perspective on using IWitness in the Classroom

The Importance of Not Knowing

Glogging with Facing History and Ourselves

The Potential of Skype/Webinar Platforms in the Classroom

Looking for Truth On the Internet

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Tech and the (Facing History) Classroom

Teachers' Perspectives on the Digital Divide

Digital Citizenship and Facing History

Cute, little (digital) footprints

To Ford the River or Die of Dysentery?

When the Weather Outside is Frightful

Digital Learning Day and You: How Online Tools Prepare Students for Citizenship

Nobody is Perfick

Facing History and Ourselves: Digital Media Innovation Network

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