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  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This interactive self-paced workshop will support you in teaching a short unit of study of Holocaust and Human Behavior.

    Online
  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This interactive self-paced workshop helps teachers develop a customized plan for teaching Red Scarf Girl informed by Facing History’s approach.

    Online
2020

February

  • 20
    Reading, Speaking and Listening for Deeper Learning
    Online
    Webinar

    Literacy with a Social Studies Lens: Reading, Speaking and Listening for Deeper Learning

    Learn teaching strategies that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully.

    Online
    February 20, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 27
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This interactive online course for middle- and high-school teachers explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. It includes Facing History’s free teaching resource The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

    February 27, 2020 - April 1, 2020
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.

March

  • 3
    Jewish Identity and the Complexities of Multiple Belongings
    Online
    Webinar

    Jewish Identity and the Complexities of Multiple Belongings

    Join us as we explore Sam Ball’s film American Creed, which examines what unites Americans as a nation despite differing identities and alliances.
    Online
    March 3, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 5
    Rethinking America and the Holocaust
    Online
    Webinar

    Rethinking America and the Holocaust

    Join Facing History and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as we explore the motivations, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, the European refugee crisis of the 1930s, and the Holocaust.
    Online
    March 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 19
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    Join us for our online course which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
    March 19, 2020 - April 29, 2020
    Online
  • 19
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever. Studying the Holocaust and human behavior allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy.
    March 19, 2020 - April 29, 2020
    Online
  • 23
    Responding to Hate in Your School
    Online
    Webinar

    Responding to Hate in Your School: A Conversation with Eric Ward

    Join Facing History and the ADL Education for an eye-opening conversation with social justice advocate, Eric Ward. We’ll discuss the challenges schools face when confronting racism and antisemitism and provide resources to help you respond to hatred in your schools.

    Online
    March 23, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 26
    Stolen Lives
    Online
    Online Course
    50.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Residential Schools

    In this online course, we will explore the history of Canada’s Residential Schools through primary source texts and survivors’ personal testimonies to better understand the devastating history and long lasting impact on former students, their families, and entire Indigenous communities.
    March 26, 2020 - May 6, 2020
    Online

April

  • 2
    Writing for Deeper Learning
    Online
    Webinar

    Literacy with a Social Studies Lens: Writing for Deeper Learning

    Discover strategies that will help your students build the informative, explanatory, and argumentative writing skills needed to address compelling issues in today's world.
    Online
    April 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 6
    Who Will Write Our History
    Online
    Webinar

    Who Will Write Our History: A Conversation with Filmmaker Roberta Grossman

    Award-winning filmmaker Roberta Grossman joins Facing History for a discussion of her visionary film, Who Will Write Our History, exploring themes of resistance, participation, and the importance of telling one’s own story.
    Online
    April 6, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 16
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This interactive online course for middle- and high-school teachers explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. It includes Facing History’s free teaching resource, The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

    April 16, 2020 - May 27, 2020
    Online
  • 27
    Race and Equity in the Jewish Educational Context
    Online
    Webinar

    Race and Equity in the Jewish Educational Context

    Join us as we discuss the historical roots of race and equity, and ways of starting conversations about race and equity in Jewish educational settings.
    Online
    April 27, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

June

  • 11
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This interactive online course for middle- and high-school teachers explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. It includes Facing History’s free teaching resource, The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.
    June 11, 2020 - July 22, 2020
    Online
  • 11
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    Join us for our online course which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
    June 11, 2020 - July 22, 2020
    Online
  • 11
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever. Studying the Holocaust and human behavior allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy.
    June 11, 2020 - July 22, 2020
    Online

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