One way to give students tools to re-examine their own lives and communities is to step back from our current time and explore issues of injustice in the past.
Our Jewish Education Program helps educators weave tradition and heritage with classroom experiences that are relevant, compelling, and engage today's teenagers. Hear from the educators and students who love this program.
As a Facing History-trained teacher, I strive to consistently integrate authentic voices in the classroom through survivor testimony. My students have heard my mantra many times: The greatest gift you can give another person is to listen to his/her story.
To deepen students’ understanding of key themes in the film, ten supplementary readings have been included in the study guide. Readings are organized into four investigations that correspond to specific excerpts and themes in the film.
Lynda Blackmon Lowery was the youngest person to march for Civil Rights with Martin Luther King, Jr. She shares inspiring words for young people to make a difference today.
Read a scholarship-winning essay from Facing History's 2017 "Making Choices in Today's World" student essay contest. Student author Charlie details how he drew inspiration from politician Harvey Milk to come out to his peers.
Flora Hogman shares how telling her story of being a hidden child during the Holocaust to Facing History students helped her heal.
Mitra Best, Chief Innovation Officer and Principal in new ventures business at PwC shares why we should talk about race in the workplace.
We must ask why the world should remember the Holocaust, which began more than 75 years ago and enveloped almost all of Europe.
For the past three years, Dr. Sybil Hampton has been featured as a guest speaker for Facing History and Ourselves’ online course, “Choices in Little Rock.” Her experience as one of the first African American students to graduate from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1962 makes her a witness to history. She shares her reflections on why she chooses to participate in Facing History’s online professional development courses.