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A Civics Refresh with Facing History & Ourselves

This in-person workshop will focus on Facing History's new and seasoned civics based resources with particular attention to civic action projects. Registration for this event has closed.

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Newton, MA

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Our single professional learning sessions are designed to easily fit into your day. Typically one hour or less, these sessions explore timely and relevant topics including teaching strategies, current events, and more.

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This professional learning event will be led by Facing History staff. When you register, you will receive instructions for how to attend the event.

This event qualifies for Certificate of Completion.

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Advisory Civics & Citizenship English & Language Arts History Social Studies
Democracy & Civic Engagement
Civic Education Equity Education Learning for School Leaders Social-Emotional Learning

In this workshop, educators will:

  1. Engage with a newly produced C3-aligned US History inquiry, We The People: Expanding the Teaching of the US Founding.

  2. Collaborate with other Massachusetts educators to share insights and learnings around Civic Action Projects to inform your approach for the upcoming academic year.

  3. Explore teaching strategies around current events that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully.

Registrations for this event have closed.

Join us in person on August 9 to explore Facing History civics resources and be in conversation with other Massachusetts educators around civic learning and projects. This workshop will showcase Facing History’s approach to Civic Education. We will share resources and teaching strategies connected to civic learning to refresh your curriculum. This session will also offer an opportunity to practice approaches to discussing current events in a politically polarized environment. Plus, there will be time dedicated to sharing and learning from other educators around Civic Action Projects. This workshop is designed for Massachusetts educators but others interested in civics may also attend.

This event will be hosted in-person at Wilson Chapel.
Address: 234 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459


Certificate of Completion

Facing History & Ourselves New England is an approved Professional Development Point provider. Our content areas are History; English Language Arts; Social Emotional Learning. Any combination of 10 hours of programming can be used to satisfy the Massachusetts Department of Education requirements. Contact your school administrator or school district for additional information or requirements. 

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