A second-generation Holocaust survivor shares how she is passing on her mother's legacy one hug at a time.
Here are three features from the newly revised version of Holocaust and Human Behavior you need to know about.
Use these five resources to help students reach a better understanding of Kristallnacht and analyze the choices made by perpetrators, bystanders, and upstanders in a time of crisis.
Stories matter. The stories we tell have the power to effect history. By sharing stories with students, we help them to see themselves as part of the human story, as individuals who can change the narrative by making positive choices and contributing to their communities and the world.
As part of Facing History’s revision of our Facing History: Holocaust and Human Behavior resources, we will be making new videos available to you for classroom use. Check out two new series today! Any of these clips would fit well in a flipped classroom exercise.
Each year, Facing History and Ourselves holds an essay contest built around a great question—the kind of question that makes a bridge between knowledge and wisdom. The contest is a chance for students to practice skills, create a polished and thoughtful product, and maybe even win a scholarship or prize.
Two Facing History teachers show their students the importance of preserving memory with a project funded by a Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant.
As a teacher, I am constantly thinking of new ways to engage my students.
Before I started teaching my students a unit about the Holocaust this year, I thought a lot about how I could get them to think, process, and reflect meaningfully and critically about this history, and also inspire them to act in a manner that influences the world for good.
On International Women’s Day, bring the unique voices of women who survived or stood up against some of the worst atrocities of the 20th century into your classroom. Facing History is partnering with USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education to help educators access more than 1,500 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides using the Institute’s online learning tool, IWitness.
On Yom HaShoah, we celebrate moments of bravery and resistance with three partisans' stories to shed light on this important part of Holocaust history.
Global law firm, Holland & Knight, volunteered to read over 5,200 essays for the 2017 Facing History Together Student Essay Contest.