The Atrocities section of our Nanjing resource focuses on the Nanjing Atrocities that occurred in China from December 13, 1937 through the end of March 1938.
Holocaust survivor, artist, poet, Ava Kadishson Schieber speaks to students about how she survived the war by leaving her family and hiding on a farm. She answers students questions about her survival, her faith, and her education.
Dr. Victoria Barnett speaks about German pastor and Nazi opponent Martin Niemoeller.
The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors reflects on her path from a young girl curious about the tattoo on her grandfather’s arm to an adult with a deep sense of obligation to share her grandparents’ stories with the world.
The annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference is the biggest educational technology gathering in the U.S. This year’s ISTE conference, held in June in Atlanta, Georgia, set a new attendance record, drawing over 16,000 people from 67 countries. Here’s my take on hot trends from my time at the conference.
Who says that going back to school can’t be a blast? Check out how Facing History and Ourselves educators from around the globe bring a bit of fun into the first few days of class.
September 21-27 is Banned Books Week in the United States, an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and to express our own views, and share the views of others.
Facing History in New York, in partnership with WNYC Radio’s Radio Rookies program, helps public high school students develop digital storytelling skills through the Neighborhood to Neighborhood project. Each year, students in the program tackle complex questions about identity, race, education, and crime and violence in their communities. Using interviewing skills and multimedia tools, the students produce original visual and audio pieces.
Author Wes Moore challenges young people to be leaders.
Learn what benefits are available to educators that join our network and details on how to become part of our network.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.