Eileen O'Kane

Eileen is a Facing History teacher in San Francisco and a member of Facing History's Digital Media Innovation Network.

Recent Posts

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

Posted by Eileen O'Kane on June 13, 2013

Three years ago I had the amazing privilege of joining Facing History and Ourselves as they developed their Digital Media Innovation Network (DMIN). Through this small group of educators and Facing History staff, I have learned about and challenged myself with using digital media and technology to not only engage students and deepen their learning, but more importantly to encourage them to use technology to give voice to the voiceless in our society.

Read More

Topics: Media Skills, Holocaust Education, DMIN, Online Learning, Facing Technology

At Facing History and Ourselves, we value conversation—in classrooms, in our professional development for educators, and online. When you comment on Facing Today, you're engaging with our worldwide community of learners, so please take care that your contributions are constructive, civil, and advance the conversation.


Welcome to Facing Today, a Facing History blog. Facing History and Ourselves combats racism and antisemitism by using history to teach tolerance in classrooms around the globe.

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all