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

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This self-paced workshop introduces Facing History and Ourselves’ case study, Holocaust and Human Behavior, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that engage students in this powerful history and the themes of decision making, ethics, and responsibility. This workshop is designed to provide lesson ideas and support to teachers who may have a limited amount of class time to teach about the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. This interactive workshop uses resources from the companion resource book Holocaust and Human Behavior and helps teachers develop a customized teaching plan informed by Facing History’s approach and the one-week unit outline.

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

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This 5-hour self-paced online workshop introduces Ji-li Jiang's memoir, Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that offer educators an insightful window into the first tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution in China.
    Online
2019

April

  • 29
    Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Online
    Webinar

    Holocaust Remembrance Day: Exploring Memory and Legacy

    This year, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) will be observed around the world on May 2. Join us as we consider short films, lesson ideas, and poetry through which students can engage with this history. Want to teach this important history but you’re short on time? Learn about our Holocaust and Human Behavior one-week unit outline and discover how to teach this history through themes of decision making, ethics, and responsibility.
    Online
    April 29, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

May

  • 6
    Unlearning Hate
    Ontario
    Community Event

    Unlearning Hate: A Conversation with Derek Black and Allison Gornik

    Join us for a moving evening with R. Derek Black, a former white nationalist, and Allison Gornik, whose intervention was critical to Derek renouncing his white nationalist beliefs. 

    The Canadian office of Facing History and Ourselves is celebrating 10 years of giving young people the knowledge and skills to confront bigotry and antisemitism, and be agents for change.

    Toronto Centre for the Arts
    5040 Yonge St
    Toronto, ON M2N 6R8
    May 6, 2019
  • 7
    Effective Teaching Strategies
    Online
    Webinar

    Effective Teaching Strategies: Teachers Share Their Favorites

    Join three classroom teachers as they share their tried-and-true Facing History teaching strategy favorites, strategies you can implement in your classroom right away. During this interactive webinar, our panelists will offer their own best practices and reflect on classroom successes and challenges.
    Online
    May 7, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 15
    Power of Memoir and Story Telling
    Ontario
    Community Event
    10.00 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.

    Power of Memoir and Story Telling

    Theodore Fontaine and Nate Leipciger will discuss the process of writing their memoirs, Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools: A Memoir and The Weight of Freedom.
    May 15, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jackman Hall
    317 Dundas Street West
    Toronto, ON M5T 1G4
  • 21
    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education
    Online
    Webinar

    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education

    In this webinar, we will discuss what is particular about starting conversations around race and equity in Jewish educational settings.

    May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

August

  • 20
    Stolen Lives Summer Seminar (Toronto)
    Ontario
    Seminar
    400.00 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 Indian Residential Schools (Toronto)

    This seminar will introduce educators to strategies and resources that will engage students in learning about this important history, while connecting to the devastating effects the residential schools have had on former students, their families, and entire indigenous communities.
    August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Evergreen Brick Works
    Blake's Room, The Centre for Green Cities (2F)
    550 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

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