This belongs to the resource Rescuers of the Holocaust: Taking a Stand. Share information with your students on Raoul Wallenberg and his role as a rescuer.
Browse videos of educators using Facing History's teaching strategies in the classroom while teaching Children of Willesden Lane.
Beacon Academy’s class of 2014 is off to an extraordinary start. The students come from incredibly diverse backgrounds, yet they have quickly developed a remarkable bond. It is obvious that they are joined together by their shared desire for the best education possible.
The roots of violence and injustice are complex and mired in societal and political specifics around the globe.
Facing History and Ourselves teaches that rigorous study of history can help us make choices for a better future. Each history has its own lessons, but all of them give us a platform from which to ask fundamental questions, in communities and in schools: how did identity impact the choices people made in the past? How do we, today, engage with each other across difference?
We've provided resources, reflections, and support for teachers in the wake of Parkland so they can help their students navigate this real-life civics lesson.
Get access to the resources you need to teach about the Holocaust and incorporate the film Schindler's List into your classroom.
Nearly 54 years to the day after it was first published, the Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird comes out as an ebook for the first time on July 8.
The sanitation workers strike of 1968 shows us the power of civic engagement and how we can use our own individual agency to foster collective action.
Theatre and social studies are a natural marriage. At least, I’ve grown to feel that way by getting the opportunity to work with Christi Sargent, the theatre lead teacher at Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School (Co-op) located in New Haven, CT. Through the collaboration we have done, we are working to build a blended model (not technological driven blended learning) of learning. Mostly, we are hoping that students can use principles of sociology and principles of theatre to understand that their voice matters.