Explore past and present instances of genocide and encourage students to raise their voices about the devastating impact of such atrocities on individuals, communities, and countries.
Help students analyze recent trends regarding receding Holocaust memory and the resurgence of antisemitism in Europe, and prompt them to consider how history can help us confront hate in the world.
Scholarship winner Claire draws personal connections to the story of upstander Fred Korematsu, a civil rights activist who brought a lawsuit against the United States to object against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Our work with Corrymeela Community's "Facing Our History, Shaping the Future" initiative inspired two schools to work together across the divisions that dictate so much of Northern Irish life.
Use the following lesson and activities with your students to provide context for the 2018 U.S. immigration debate over who can come to the United States, who can stay, and what it means to be American. Recent news and debates may seem especially combative, but they echo earlier moments in US history when Americans questioned who could become a citizen.
This teaching idea was created in anticipation of the 2018 midterm elections, before the election results were known. The discussion questions and strategies can be used to help your students unpack the results the day after the election and beyond.
With reparations in the news, this Teaching Idea helps students define the term, learn what forms reparations can take, and consider what reparations should be offered for slavery and other racist policies.