History, Race, and Culturally Relevant Teaching

History, Race, and Culturally Relevant Teaching

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History, Race, and Culturally Relevant Teaching

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How can an historical exploration of race, identity, and academic achievement inform how we teach for equity and justice? How can we impact the achievement gap, the opportunity gap, and the civic engagement gap by creating more culturally relevant learning experiences?  What are the implications of these questions for your particular students?  


Come explore these and other critical questions in this interactive multimedia workshop using Facing History's framework. You will leave feeling challenged, inspired, and equipped to create transformative learning experiences for all of your students.


In this workshop you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills

  • Explore topics such as the history of race and its impact on academic achievement


After this workshop you will 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 multimedia


This workshop uses Facing History resources that are appropriate for middle and high school.


Facing History and Ourselves
115 Huling Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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