Use this Teaching Idea to introduce the 2020 presidential debates and reflect on factors that shape our political judgments.
Watch this webinar to hear Mr. Charles Mauldin, Selma March youth leader, reflect on his experiences as a student activist and the power of young people to spark social change, both during the civil rights movement and today.
Because new information has emerged that calls into question the occurrence of the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett, we have removed this teaching idea. Regardless of the facts surrounding this particular incident, Facing History affirms the importance of helping students confront and understand the reality of hate crimes and the legacy of the violent past in the United States and around the world.
Provide students with historical context for understanding the protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea and help them explore the reasons why many Native Hawaiians oppose its construction.
Watch to examine the way the Reconstruction Era is remembered and the impact of its various legacies in contemporary society.
This Teaching Idea is a guide for teachers to begin conversations with their students about George Floyd’s death and the events that surround it.
Inform students about the rising number of antisemitic incidents in the United States and explore the story of one teacher’s response to an antisemitic incident involving high school students in her community.