Students read personal essays that illuminate how the choices made by our families and previous generations influence who we are today.
Students read narratives from German youth in the 1930s and consider how pride, fear, obedience, and peer pressure influenced how young people responded to the Nazi's messages.
This resource is for teachers participating in the Chicago Public Schools Social Science 3.0 PD Academy.
It is a part of a pilot to guide planning of a 5- week Facing History Unit in the 2014-2015 School Year. Please login/register to access.
Facing History's teachers and students have benefited enormously from the leadership of Richard and Susan Smith and the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation. The family's visionary grant for the revision and publication of the 2016 edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior was a major five year investment in the organization's future.
The Ostracism Case Study has been used in a variety of different settings with different audiences. It provides a structure for rich discussions on bullying and ostracism, regardless of whether the audience is comprised of teachers, students, administrators, parents, or a combination of groups.