Explore South Africa’s tumultuous history from the early interactions between white European settlers and native African tribes to the implementation of apartheid and the long struggle for democracy.
Explore our online resource on the Indian Residential Schools and their long-lasting effects on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.
View an on-demand webinar featuring Facing History and Ourselves, AFT/Share My Lesson, and the National Council for the Social Studies for a conversation with Steven Spielberg, the director of Schindler’s List. To commemorate the 25th anniversary and re-release of the film, Mr. Spielberg will discuss the legacy of the film, its impact on Holocaust education, and the importance of responding to hatred in our communities today.
While young people have a huge stake in US elections, historically they don’t show up when it comes time to vote. These teaching ideas allow students to explore youth voter turnout trends and how young people are trying to change them.
Dr. Clayborne Carson and Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute discuss the newly curated collection of MLK speeches, A Time to Break Silence.
As students take action after Florida's school shooting, introduce a framework for civic participation in your classroom. Facing History has also created suggested discussion questions to help you have the difficult conversations that follow traumatic violent events. Use these questions as a starting point to spark a dialogue around the ways youth can get involved, be Upstanders, and make their voices heard in their own communities.
Use these activities and resources on Japanese American incarceration during World War II to introduce students to this history while exploring questions about American identity, racism, and citizenship.
Join Laura Tavares, Senior Program Associate, and Dan Sigward, Researcher and Curriculum Writer, as they discuss teaching with the ebook, Give Bigotry No Sanction.
Use this teaching idea to help your students draw connections between the long history of black women’s activism against sexual violence and gender discrimination with the #MeToo movement today. The questions and activities focus on the experiences of Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and Essie Favrot.