This March, Facing History and Ourselves is honored to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting courageous women and girls who have actively made history. We know you’re strapped for time as an educator, but fear not.
This weekend marks the 77th anniversary of the Nanjing Atrocities, a seminal event in the history of World War II, yet one that few know much about.
Frank Stebbins speaks about his path to teaching, unique approaches in the classroom, and how Facing History has been instrumental in his development as an educator. Stebbins was recently named the 2019 Hank Kaplowitz Outstanding Human Rights Educator of the Year by the Human Rights Institute at Kean University.
As people living on American soil await a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on the fate of DACA—the immigration policy that has permitted some 700,000 undocumented youth to remain in the U.S. after being brought here as children—one figurehead of the undocumented movement is urging young immigrants to be fearless in building their lives here, with or without the right papers.
Refugee students face unique challenges in the classroom. Get tips for supporting them on their journey.
Genocide prevention advocate Mike Brand shares his insight into genocide prevention.
As I prepared to write this post, I had to confront the most difficult, yet most important, person that I would be in conversation with: myself.
Two teachers share their thoughts on violence in the world and the role educators can play in helping their students make sense of it all.