Upcoming Workshops

Our workshops are offered both in-person and online. In-person workshops last anywhere from 2 hours to 1-3 days, whereas online workshops typically last 3-5 days. Pricing can vary from workshop to workshop, with some events being free and others requiring registration fees. Look for these details within individual event listings.

Sign up for a workshop today to get introduced to new content and teaching strategies, and to engage with other educators and Facing History staff.

2018

April

  • 29
    Teaching History with Life Stories
    Workshop
    Manitoba
    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.

    Teaching History with Life Stories

    This workshop will provide teachers with resources and strategies for using personal testimonies to teach about the Holocaust and Canada’s Indian Residential Schools.
    4.29.18
    4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
    Canadian Museum for Human Rights
    85 Israel Asper Way
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5

May

  • 5
    Unpacking Choices in History and the Classroom
    Workshop
    China
    $0.00

    Facing History and Ourselves: Unpacking Choices in History and the Classroom

    People make choices; choices make history. During this free workshop, participants will explore choices in history and choices that educators make in the classroom.
    5.5.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Fudan International School
    325 Guo Quan Road
    Yang Pu District
    200433 Shanghai
  • 12
    Middle School Educator Symposium
    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.

    Breaking Isolation: A Middle School Educator Symposium

    If you are a middle school educator passionate about social justice, critical thinking, and community building, we invite you to attend Facing History’s Middle School Teacher Symposium on May 12th. This is a great way for those curious about how to use Facing History at the middle school level—whether it is in an English, history, or advisory class— to learn firsthand about specific content and teaching strategies that meet the developmental and academic needs of pre teens.

    Keynote speaker Sonia Nazario - An award-winning journalist most famous for her book Enrique's Journey. Ms Nazario will be discussing how educators can best take on polarizing issues in the classroom and prepare all students to thrive in middle school.

     

    5.12.18
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Oakstop
    1721 Broadway, #201
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • 12
    Unpacking Choices in History and the Classroom
    Workshop
    China
    $0.00

    Facing History and Ourselves: Unpacking Choices in History and the Classroom

    People make choices; choices make history. During this free workshop, participants will explore choices in history and choices that educators make in the classroom.
    5.12.18
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Tsinghua International School
    Campus of Tsinghua High School
    Zhong Guan Cun North Street, Haidian District
    100084 Beijing
  • 18
    Forum: Immigration Stories and Student Identity
    Workshop
    New York
    $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.

    Everyone Has a Story: Immigration Stories and Student Identity

    Join fellow educators in learning how to incorporate the rich diversity of student voices and identity into your curriculum and pedagogical practice.  Our students each come to school filled with life experiences, individual perspectives and powerful voices. And adolescence can be a time when students wrestle with questions of identity, community, and belonging. This full-day event will offer practical classroom and school applications that will further enhance your efforts at creating inclusive and student-centered learning environments.  
    5.18.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    New York University
    Silver Center for Arts and Science
    31 Washington Place
    New York, NY 10003

July

  • 9
    Race and Membership
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $750.00

    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.

    Race and Membership in U.S. History: From Segregation to Civil Rights

    In this seminar, we will consider how ideas of race and racism developed during the years of Jim Crow segregation and the Progressive Era.
    7.9.18 - 7.13.18
    8:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Babson Executive Conference Center
    One Snyder Drive
    Babson Park, MA 02457
  • 19
    Fostering Civil and Civic Discourse
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    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.

    Fostering Civil and Civic Discourse: Discussing Current and Controversial Issues

    This workshop provides tools and strategies to help prepare your classroom, school community and students to practice civil discourse, an essential skill for effective civic participation.
    7.19.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Weinberg/Newton Gallery
    300 W Superior #203
    Chicago, IL 60654
  • 24
    History and Immigration
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $330.00

    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.

    History and Immigration: Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging in a Changing World

    What does it mean to be an American? Who may live among us? Participants will explore these questions as they consider the history and contemporary realities of immigration in the United States. We will consider how the choices and actions of immigrants have shaped ideas about freedom and democracy and influenced what it means to be American.
    7.24.18 - 7.26.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Weinberg/Newton Gallery
    300 W Superior #203
    Chicago, IL 60654
  • 24
    Belonging in the Classroom
    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.

    Creating A Sense of Belonging in Your Classroom

    How can educators create inclusive, student-centered spaces of belonging for adolescents who struggle with issues of trust, freedom, and responsibility?  Join us to explore lessons, strategies,and relationship-building opportunities using Facing History’s new resource, “My Part of the Story,” that can help you do just that.

    This workshop is intended for middle and high school administrators, counselors, social studies, US History, English/Language Arts and humanities teachers.

     

    7.24.18
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Alameda County Office of Education
    313 West Winton Ave
    Hayward, CA 94544
  • 31
    Teaching in Turbulent Times
    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.

    Teaching in Turbulent Times

    Join us for this full-day forum to engage with fellow educators on how and when to bring important current events and issues into your classroom. Participants will choose from multiple educator-led workshop sessions that use Facing History pedagogical strategies for fostering civil discourse in turbulent times.

     

    7.31.18
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Mark Day School
    39 Trellis Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903

August

  • 2
    Integrating LGBTQ Voices into the Humanities
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    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 for Safe and Inclusive Classrooms: Integrating LGBTQ Voices into the Humanities

    In this interactive workshop, we will focus on Facing History and Ourselves’ core themes of identity and membership and share best practices for integrating LGBTQ topics into classroom curriculum. We will explore connections between stereotypes, fear, and homophobia and model strategies for creating classroom environments that respect students’ unique identities and help foster equity of voice.

    8.2.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Weinberg/Newton Gallery
    300 W Superior #203
    Chicago, IL 60654
  • 14
    News Literacy
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    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.

    News Literacy: Facing Ferguson, Current and Controversial Issues

    The shooting of Michael Brown and the protests that followed became a flashpoint for the discussion about race, policing, and justice. Using the information aftermath of Ferguson and a new unit co-created by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, this workshop will examine how implicit biases shape our understanding of the world, and how news literacy skills and concepts can help students find reliable information to make decisions, take action, and become effective civic participants in today’s complex information landscape.

     

    8.14.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Weinberg/Newton Gallery
    300 W Superior #203
    Chicago, IL 60654

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