Experience Facing History

  • Sixty years ago, Emmett Till’s murder helped spur the Civil Rights Movement. Bring this key moment in American History into your classroom.
  • Take your next professional development with Facing History, and discover strategies for your classroom that engage and inspire. Register now for fall and winter courses. We've got in-person or online options to fit your busy schedule.
  • As you get your classroom ready, plan to create an environment for deep, democratic learning with these eight components of a reflective classroom.
  • “[Reconstruction is] a story of how ordinary people facing very difficult odds tried to create a better society.” —American Historian Eric Foner​
  • “I often wonder what students remember once they have left my Facing History classroom. I have found that the best way to find out is to ask them.” - Ben Gross, Grade 11 Teacher.

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    Thursday
    September, 2015
    Memphis
    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior
  • 2
    Friday
    October, 2015
    New York
    Facing History and the Common Core: Developing Student Voice
  • 2
    Friday
    October, 2015
    Memphis
    Cocktails for a Cause