This seminar introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's novel.
CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers.
This seminar is at capacity. To join the waitlist please apply.
This seminar explores the Reconstruction era and its importance to understanding citizenship, belonging, and democracy in the United States today. This seminar and curricular resources are part of an ongoing collaboration with New Visions for Public Schools.
CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.
This workshop introduces Facing History's new unit created in partnership with the USHMM that explores the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped the varied American responses to the growth of Nazism and the humanitarian refugee crisis of the 1930’s and 1940s.
In this seminar, participants will explore how the choices of immigrants, policy makers, and other individuals, both citizens and non-citizens alike, have redefined the relationship between freedom and democracy and have shaped what it means to be American.
In 1957, nine black teenagers faced the threats of angry mobs when they attempted to enter Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The desegregation of Central High School ignited a crisis historian Taylor Branch describes as “the most severe test of the Constitution since the Civil War.” We will examine this key moment in U.S. history and learn new ways to engage students in the issues raised by the American civil rights movement and their implications today.
This seminar examines the dehumanization, violence, and threats to democracy which created the conditions for both the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, as well as the role of justice and judgment in their aftermath.
One LAUSD salary point or three USD university credits will be available for seminar participants.