Professional Development

Facing History's professional development offerings introduce humanities educators to innovative teaching strategies, resources, and scholarship that make teachers more effective and lead to increased student engagement and learning. Explore our upcoming opportunities for learning the history and approaches you can take for teaching The Nanjing Atrocities.

2017

November

  • 29
    Teaching The Atrocities at Nanjing
    Webinar
    Online

    Teaching The Atrocities at Nanjing: Commemorating the 80th Anniversary

    In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of atrocities committed at Nanjing in December of 1937 by the Japanese Imperial Army, Facing History and Ourselves will offer a webinar introducing the teaching resource: The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War and an approach to teaching this history.

    Online
    11.29.17
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • 30
    Teaching The Atrocities at Nanjing
    Webinar
    Online

    Teaching The Atrocities at Nanjing: Commemorating the 80th Anniversary

    In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of atrocities committed at Nanjing in December of 1937 by the Japanese Imperial Army, Facing History and Ourselves will offer a webinar introducing the teaching resource: The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War and an approach to teaching this history.

     

    Online
    11.30.17
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

December

  • 7
    The Nanjing Atrocities
    Workshop
    California-Northern
    $10.00

    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 Nanjing Atrocities: Teaching WWII in East Asia

    What is the relationship between war and war crimes? How does our understanding of World War II change when we confront the history of the war between Japan and China?
    12.7.17
    4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Washington High School
    38442 Fremont Blvd
    Fremont, CA 94536
  • 8
    Remembering Nanjing: 80 Years Later
    Community Event
    China

    Remembering Nanjing: 80 Years Later

    In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the atrocities committed at Nanjing, please join Asia Society Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre, and Facing History and Ourselves for a public speaking engagement with Professor Rana Mitter, an award-winning scholar of Chinese history.
    Asia Society Hong Kong Center
    9 Justice Drive
    Admiralty
    Hong Kong
    12.8.17
    6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
  • 9
    Commemorating the 80th Anniversary Nanjing Atrocities
    Workshop
    China
    $0.00

    Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Atrocities at Nanjing

    In partnership with Asia Society Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre, this free educator workshop will introduce Facing History and Ourselves' new resource, The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War.
    12.9.17
    8:45 am - 4:00 pm
    Asia Society Hong Kong Center
    9 Justice Drive
    Admiralty
    Hong Kong
2018

January

  • 19
    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later
    Workshop
    New York
    $25.00

    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 Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later

    This workshop introduces our new resource, The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War, which details the events unfolding in China and Japan in the years leading up to World War II in East Asia, and the Japanese occupation of the city of Nanjing, China, in 1937.

    CTLE hours available for New York State teachers

    1.19.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The China Institute
    40 Rector St
    New York, NY 10006

April

  • 10
    Change Makers and Upstanders
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    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.

    Changemakers and Upstanders: Striving for Social Justice in our Times

    Social justice requires a understanding of history and its legacies. Those legacies shape our response to injustice today. Join us and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics as we explore ways to deepen our understanding of civic action for ourselves and our students. Featuring Danielle Allen, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University. Professor Allen will engage us in understanding participation and civic action with her framework “10 Questions for Change Makers.”
    4.10.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Gutman Library Harvard University
    6 Appian Way
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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