Revised in 2018, this one-week curriculum introduces students to the history of the Holocaust and the choices of individuals, groups, and nations that contributed to genocide.
How can we apply the lessons of the film Schindler’s List toward standing up to hatred in our own communities? How do you engage students in conversations around racism, antisemitism and other forms of hatred? Watch this webinar to hear Mr. Spielberg discuss the legacy of Schindler’s List, its impact on Holocaust education, and the importance of responding to hatred in our communities today.
George Floyd's brutal death at the hands of police, the sorrow and outrage of protesters in Minneapolis, and presidential tweets that escalate threats of further violence—all set against the backdrop of an ongoing pandemic which disproportionately impacts communities of color. These events underscore how the legacy of slaveholding has passed to many in our society—including, lethally, law enforcement—who too frequently display indifference and disregard for black lives and black dignity. We commit to using the lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate and we ask you to join us.
During this webinar, you will be introduced to teaching about the Reconstruction era using an approach that helps students connect this history to their own lives and the choices they make today.
Roger Brooks, CEO and President of Facing History and Ourselves, grieves for Charleston, SC and reminds us that communities can heal from hate crimes.
Watch this conversation with journalist and author Eli Saslow to learn how white-supremacist ideas migrated from the far-right fringe to the streets of Charlottesville and beyond.
For the final conversation in this series, Ambassador Samantha Power talks about inspiring young people to realize their potential to be upstanders for a more humane and just world.
Learn about our Teaching An Inspector Calls Unit, which provides all of the resources and strategies for you to deliver this titan of texts in an academically rigorous, thought-provoking, and compassionate way.