The desegregation movement that transformed the South during the 1960s began at Central High School in Little Rock. To mark the 50th anniversary, this film examines challenges facing American education today.
This course outline provides an instructional pathway for seventh-grade educators to teach an 18-week Facing History course examining the catastrophic period in the twentieth century when Nazi Germany murdered 6 million Jews and millions of other civilians, in the midst of the most destructive war in human history.
Course content is based on the following resources: 1) Unit: Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior and 2) Memoir: Somewhere There Is Still a Sun.
Three Cambodian-American teenagers come of age in a world shadowed by their parents' nightmares of the Khmer Rouge. Traditional Cambodian dance links them to their parents' culture, but fast cars, consumerism, and new romance pull harder. Gradually coming to appreciate their parents' sacrifices, the three teens find a sense of themselves and begin to make good on their parents' dreams. Length: 65 minutes.