Watch this webinar to learn about our self-paced workshop, Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior, and how it can help you develop your own customized teaching plan informed by Facing History’s approach and our one-week unit outline.
This webinar models strategies designed to help you build classroom community and support your students to develop effective skills for civic participation.
The Barometer teaching strategy helps students share their opinions by asking them to line up along a continuum based on their position on an issue. It is especially useful when you want to discuss an issue about which students have a wide range of opinions. In this video, middle school students learn how to participate in a Barometer activity during the first week of school.
Students discuss their ancestral identities and what "Becoming American" means to them.
Through an interdisciplinary hands-on art class, students create memorials to those lost during the Holocaust. Several students have personal ties to the Holocaust and share how their projects honor these connections.
Contracting is an effective strategy to create a reflective classroom. In this video, a middle school teacher leads his class through the contracting process during the first week of school and students discuss expectations and norms of how class members will treat each other.