Reflect with your students on what we can do to stop ongoing atrocities and prevent genocide from happening again.
Explore ideas around access to voting by learning about India’s general election and the country’s commitment to ensuring that all voters are close to a polling station.
As the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights approaches, take the opportunity to teach students about the ideals stipulated in the UDHR and to evaluate its successes and shortcomings.
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.
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.