This seminar introduces educators to Facing History's resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
Meet the author, Eli Saslow, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist, being released in September. Saslow's
In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.
In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever. Studying the Holocaust and human behavior allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy. This online course features the fully revised, digital edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for educators in a Jewish setting.
Youth—including those well below voting age—have been at the forefront of some of the most pivotal movements in U.S. history, and our democracy needs your voice and influence now more than ever! Join us for the Engage Memphis campaign, a city-wide voter initiative created and led by students.
Hosted by Facing History and Ourselves and BRIDGES, Presented by International Paper
The Engage Memphis Initiative is supported by The Assisi Foundation