Experience Facing History

  • Breaking Poetry Out of the English Classroom: This Facing History educator uses poetry in her Social Studies classroom to spark creativity and passion among students.
  • On the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, we ask, “What have we learned about responding to genocide? As war and mass violence occur around the globe today, what we can learn from the past to guide our responses?"
  • Introducing “To Kill a Mockingbird” to your classroom? These 3 classroom-ready activities help students consider how the setting, characters’ point-of-view, and even their own life experience, can factor into a critical read of this classic novel.
  • Can Music be an Agent of Change? Our four-part “Sounds of Change” blog series explores how the the lyrical sounds of soul music intertwined with the complex social changes of the 1950s and 60s.
  • “The biggest roadblock to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.” - John Prendergast. For Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month, introduce this difficult but important topic into your classroom with these four resources.

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    April, 2015
    Teaching about Religion in Public School Settings
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    April, 2015
    2015 Chicago Benefit Dinner
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    May, 2015
    "Melting Away" Film Screening and Panel Discussion