Our printable “Explainers” introduce key terms and ideas that are essential to understanding today’s news.
Learn about the teacing units created by three educators using the Literacy Design Collaborative‘s task templates and Facing History content.
Learn more about a three-part webinar series on antisemitism in Canada. These webinars are for educators who are looking to learn strategies for examining antisemitism in Canada's history and tips for discussing difficult topics.
Dennis Barr is the Director of Program Evaluation at Facing History and Ourselves, as well as a psychologist. He is a Lecturer of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was the principal investigator for the Carnegie Corporation of New York-funded research entitled, Intergroup relations among youth: a study of the impact and processes of Facing History and Ourselves. The Ostracism Case Study emerged from this project. Barr has published articles based on his research on social and ethical development and risk taking behavior in adolescents.
A curation of educational resources for school groups visiting the New England Holocaust Memorial.
This website presents three lesson plans that are meant to familiarize students with the author Sholem Aleichem (1859–1916) and to supplement and deepen students’ understanding of the transformation of traditional Jewish life in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century eastern Europe.
View all our resources for teaching middle and high students about current events. Throughout the school year we publish new Explainers, Teaching Ideas, and other tools such as handouts and On-Demand webinars.
Get the 6-week unit created for a 11th/12th grade history elective class using our Holocaust content and Literacy Design Collaborative’s task templates.