Current Events in Your Classroom: Fostering Dialogue in Divisive Times

Engaging with current events is an essential part of educating young people to be informed and humane participants in a democracy. This 30-minute webinar introduces you to Facing History’s current events resources including our Educator Guide, Teaching Ideas on specific topics, and adaptable strategies. These resources are designed to foster thoughtful classroom conversations and build your students’ capacities for critical thinking, emotional engagement, ethical reflection, and civic agency.

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On-Demand Webinar


Democracy & Civic Engagement
Fostering Civil Discourse

Approach / Teaching Strategy

Civic Engagement
Classroom Discussion


Social Studies

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Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.