Support for Teachers During the COVID-19 Outbreak

We're here to help with this growing collection of resources for remote learning, community connections, and engaging conversations about this complex moment.

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Note to Teachers: This page was last updated November 23, 2020. News about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving rapidly. Stay up to date using the New York Times Coronavirus Briefing, which is updated daily, or another trusted news source.

As part of our response to COVID-19, we are hosting a series of live and on-demand webinars on student-centered learning, creating community online, and navigating the transition to digital learning.

2020

December

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    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

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Student Access to Streaming Videos

Due to the massive increase in students needing access to digital content from home, Facing History has lifted the login restrictions for students on our large and diverse streaming video collection. If you search, and a login block appears, simply click on the video title, which will bring you to a second page, which includes the new password-free link for students. You can send that link to your students if you want to suggest that they watch a particular video:

View Our On-Demand Webinar Series

Explore remote teaching strategies and approaches to creating community and sustaining student-centered learning in a digital environment.

Learn about interdisciplinary connections, media literacy, strategies for supporting students' social-emotional well-being, and resources to probe deeper questions about community, responsibility, and the common good.

Learn about the preparations schools should be doing and explore teaching strategies for online learning.

Other Opportunities for Professional Development Online

During this time, as we are navigating new challenges in how we connect with each other and our students, we've created an online community to share concerns, ideas, and resources.

Register for one of our upcoming webinars or online courses.

Learn from our on-demand webinars and engage with our self-paced workshops.

Our Resources Work With Remote Learning

Facing History’s entire collection of resources is available for free on our website. Hundreds of readings and dozens of streaming videos are directly accessible to both teachers and students and can be integrated into online learning plans. Additionally, explore our upcoming online courses and webinars, as well as our on-demand learning center.

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