The IDP grant gives middle and high school History, Government, Civics, and ELA educators in the greater New York City metro area access to professional development and materials.
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.
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.
During this webinar, we discuss practical tools and strategies that encourage students to make authentic connections between Jewish holiday content and Facing History themes encountered in the classroom.
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.