The following four photographs were taken by Will Okun during his trip to Congo in June 2007 and are published on his website, www.wjzo.com.
Very few of us can now claim to have just one national or ethnic identity. Increasingly, we share some parts of our identity with people who live elsewhere. Globalization has also changed our perception of who is like us and who is different. In this section we will explore how people’s sense of belonging and identity are changing.
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Find strategies, tips, and content to help you and your students learn from the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Richard Weissbourd is a lecturer in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His work focuses on vulnerability and resilience in childhood, the achievement gap, moral development, and effective schools and services for children.
To deepen students’ understanding of key themes in the film, ten supplementary readings have been included in the study guide. Readings are organized into four investigations that correspond to specific excerpts and themes in the film.
View information on how Facing History and Ourselves' resources align with the California History–Social Science Framework standards for Grade 12 Principles of American Democracy (Government).