Notice: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Facing History and Ourselves library service has been impacted. The Facing History lending library is currently unable to fulfill orders. We are very sorry for the inconvenience. We look forward to restoring service as soon as we are safely able to do so.

In the meantime, we have a lot of great digital content and hundreds of streaming educational videos. Please email us at [email protected] if you need recommendations for specific material.

Growing Up Online


60 minutes
Source: PBS Video

This Frontline special examines the online world of young people that may be invisible to their parents and teachers. From social networking to virtual identity to online video, teenagers have a different relationship with technology and a different notion of privacy from earlier generations. How is the Internet transforming the experience of childhood, and how can teachers, students, and parents address the risks?

Related Content


Young & Restless in China

Nine ambitious, young Chinese men and women living in a rapidly changing society defy Eastern cultural traditions in pursuit of more Western values.


The Diary of Anne Frank Teacher’s Guide PBS Masterpiece Classic

Learn how to bring the story of Anne Frank into your classroom using a new PBS documentary that integrates fresh information about Anne's family, life, and death.

Streaming Video

Remembering the Past

Sonia Schreiber Weitz recalls her childhood experiences during the Holocaust and explains why she has chosen to “bear witness” through writing poetry.

Race in US History

Four Little Girls

This film examines the climate of segregation and state-sanctioned violence that led to the racially motivated Birmingham church bombing in 1963, which resulted in the death of four young girls.

Search Our Global Collection

Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.