This week, Facing History's Learn + Teach + Share blog featured a series of blog posts from the students and teachers involved in an exchange between two Los Angeles middle schools: Sinai Akiba Academy, a Jewish day school, and New Horizon School, a Muslim day school.
Topics: Classrooms, Student Voices, Students, Religious Tolerance, Teachers, Los Angeles, Jewish Education Program
In December, 2014, Roger Brooks joined Facing History as CEO and President. This month, as Roger marked 100 days in his new role, we chatted with him about what he's learned about the organization in his first four months.
Topics: Roger Brooks, Facing History and Ourselves
Facing History is pleased to introduce the 2015 winners of our annual Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants! The winning projects all focus on collaborative learning, and were selected for their potential to inspire students to make a difference.
Topics: Choosing to Participate, Safe Schools, Teaching, Teachers, Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants
On May 12, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario will join Facing History in Berkeley, California for a Community Conversation—one in a series of public talks held across the country in partnership with The Allstate Foundation.
Topics: Webinar, Books, Events, Immigration, Facing History Together
How Can History of Lynching Help Us Understand Issues of Race and Justice in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?
In a blog post up now on the New York Times Learning Network, Facing History and Ourselves Senior Program Associate Laura Tavares pairs an article about the recent report documenting the history of racial lynching in America with an excerpt of To Kill a Mockingbird
Topics: To Kill a Mockingbird, Professional Development, Facing History Resources, Teaching, Race and Membership, Teaching Resources, History
Here are four classroom resources you can use in April, or any time of year, to introduce your students to specific moments in world history while encouraging them to consider the behaviors—such as prejudice, stereotyping, and conformity—that contribute to the proliferation of violence today.
Topics: Art, Books, Professional Development, Armenian Genocide, Facing History Resources, Holocaust, Genocide/Collective Violence, Teaching Resources, Video, History
Topics: Classrooms, Books, English Language Arts, Poetry, Writing, Students, Facing History Resources, Holocaust, Memoir, Teaching Resources, Survivor Testimony
We're thrilled to partner with The Allstate Foundation to host Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, for two events this week as part of our national Community Conversation series. And we are excited to bring these events to audiences all over the world! Read on for two ways you can tune in:
Topics: Choosing to Participate, Events, Facing History Together, Facing History and Ourselves, Civil Rights
Topics: Student Voices, Choosing to Participate, Events, Students, Facing History Together, Upstanders, Day of Learning
Topics: Classrooms, Civil Rights Movement, Professional Development, Teaching Strategies, Facing History Resources, Holocaust, Memoir, Teaching Resources, Video, History