This webinar explores Standing Up for Democracy, a Facing History and Ourselves resource which is suitable for Citizenship, History, PSHE, and Tutor time.
Watch this conversation with journalist and author Eli Saslow to learn how white-supremacist ideas migrated from the far-right fringe to the streets of Charlottesville and beyond.
How can students effectively leverage the power of digital tools to make civic change? Join us for a conversation with Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California, where we discuss the relationship between technology, learning, and civic engagement.
Learn tips, strategies, and tools you can use in your classroom to help engage students in productive and meaningful discussions about current world issues.
In this webinar, we shared how Facing History works at the intersection of social-emotional learning and academics, informed by civic engagement and equity and justice. We provided resources and strategies for you to consider integrating these four elements in your school or classroom.
Explore approaches to teaching the election that focus on the history of voting, health of democracy, the factors that shape our civic decision-making, and the power of youth agency and voice.
Explore ways to critically examine your identity as an educator, examine teaching strategies to build community and trust, and share methods to facilitate reflective conversations.
Learn strategies to support your students to develop effective skills for civic participation.
The letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport was not the only landmark event in the early history of America that dealt with issues of religious freedom and identity. Seixas’ letter and Washington’s subsequent response exist within a timeline of many other events during which the newly formed country faced those issues. Continue reading below for information about some of those events.