How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore this significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.
In this seminar you will:
Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
Explore themes such as historical memory, justice, and civic participation in a democracy
Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
After this seminar you will:
Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom
Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and online tools
Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
A limited number of scholarships are available. We reserve scholarships for those middle or high school teachers of history or English who can commit to implementing Facing History's pedagogy and content in at least a four-week unit in their classroom during the school year in which they take and online course with us. Please indicate on your application if you are applying for a scholarship and describe in as much detail as possible how you plan to implement the pedagogy and content from this online course in your classroom.
Note: We require that all scholarship applicants first apply to their school or district for professional development funding before we are able to consider their scholarship application.