The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

September 24, 2019
Teaching the Reconstruction Era
New York

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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

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 workshop you will learn to:

  • Plan a unit of study, built on Facing History The Reconstruction Era and The Fragility of Democracy
  • Implement new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Explore themes such as historical memory, justice and civic participation in the teaching of this history

After this workshop you will:

  • Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
  • Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom

Recommended for middle or high school U.S. history, social studies, or humanities educators. 

Scholarships are available. CTLE hours are available for this workshop.

Facing History and Ourselves
150 Broadway
New York, NY 10038
September 24, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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