Chicago Events

2020

July

  • 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
  • 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
    Choices in Little Rock
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

    This self-paced online workshop will introduce you to the Choices in Little Rock unit and help prepare you to teach this unit in your classroom. 

    Online

December

  • 2
    Facing History Now: Standing Up Together
    Online
    Community Event

    Wednesday, December 2
    8:00 PM ET  |  7:00 PM CT
    6:00 PM MT |  5:00 PM PT

    Facing History Now: Standing Up Together – A Virtual Benefit

    Join us on Wednesday, December 2, for Facing History's first-ever virtual benefit, featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Isabel Wilkerson.

    Space is limited–reserve your spot now!

    Virtual
    December 2, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
  • 9
    Fostering Civil Discourse in the (Remote) Classroom
    Online
    Webinar

    Wednesday, December 9

    4:30–5:30 PM ET
    3:30–4:30 PM CT
    2:30–3:30 PM MT
    1:30–2:30 PM PT

    Captioning will be available during this webinar. If this time doesn’t work for your schedule, be sure to register and we’ll notify you once the recording is available on our On-Demand Learning Center.

    Fostering Civil Discourse in the (Remote) Classroom

    Join us for an interactive webinar where we’ll explore Facing History’s newly updated guide, “Fostering Civil Discourse: How Do We Talk About Issues that Matter?” which is designed to help teachers create brave in-person and virtual spaces where students can speak openly, listen empathically, reflect, and learn from each other.

    Online
    December 9, 2020
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2021

January

  • 7
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Illinois
    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.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This workshop has been rescheduled to January 7th - 14th 2021.

    This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. This workshop is only open to Chicago Public School humanities teachers who will be working with high school students.

    January 7, 2021 - January 14, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Online

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