- What is empathy? What is compassion? When have you felt empathy and/or compassion for something or someone? What provoked this feeling in you? Did you do anything as a result?
Learn more about a three-part webinar series on antisemitism in Canada. These webinars are for educators who are looking to learn strategies for examining antisemitism in Canada's history and tips for discussing difficult topics.
Dennis Barr is the Director of Program Evaluation at Facing History and Ourselves, as well as a psychologist. He is a Lecturer of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was the principal investigator for the Carnegie Corporation of New York-funded research entitled, Intergroup relations among youth: a study of the impact and processes of Facing History and Ourselves. The Ostracism Case Study emerged from this project. Barr has published articles based on his research on social and ethical development and risk taking behavior in adolescents.
This middle school curriculum leads students in an examination of identity, membership and belonging, and civic participation through an analysis of historical case studies and literature.
Get our toolkit to learn how to strengthen your students' civic skills and knowledge. Our guide includes flexible activities and strategies ranging from one class period to a semester-long elective or independent civic action project.
Learn about the new guide to Teaching Schindler's List, consisting of eight lesson plans, video interviews with a Holocaust survivor, an interactive timeline, and additional teaching resources and professional development to provide tools and context for teaching about the Holocaust.
This website presents three lesson plans that are meant to familiarize students with the author Sholem Aleichem (1859–1916) and to supplement and deepen students’ understanding of the transformation of traditional Jewish life in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century eastern Europe.
View all our resources for teaching middle and high students about current events. Throughout the school year we publish new Explainers, Teaching Ideas, and other tools such as handouts and On-Demand webinars.
Get the 6-week unit created for a 11th/12th grade history elective class using our Holocaust content and Literacy Design Collaborative’s task templates.