Upcoming Professional Development

2018

June

  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This self-paced workshop introduces Facing History and Ourselves’ case study, Holocaust and Human Behavior, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that engage students in this powerful history and the themes of decision making, ethics, and responsibility. This workshop is designed to provide lesson ideas and support to teachers who may have a limited amount of class time to teach about the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. This interactive workshop uses resources from the companion resource book Holocaust and Human Behavior and helps teachers develop a customized teaching plan informed by Facing History’s approach and the one-week unit outline.

    Online

September

  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This 5-hour self-paced online workshop introduces Ji-li Jiang's memoir, Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that offer educators an insightful window into the first tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution in China.
    Online
2019

March

  • 28
    Stolen Lives: Teaching about Indian Residential Schools
    Online
    Online Course
    50.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools

    In this online course, we will explore the history of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools through primary source texts and survivors’ personal testimonies to better understand the devastating history and long lasting impact on former students, their families, and entire Indigenous communities.
    March 28, 2019 - May 9, 2019

April

  • 4
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    Join us for our online course, Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird, which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
    April 4, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    Online
  • 4
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever. Studying the Holocaust and human behavior allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy.
    April 4, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    Online
  • 24
    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom
    England
    Webinar

    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom (Part 1)

    Join us for a two-part webinar series exploring Standing Up for Democracy. This new resource supports teachers in fulfilling obligations to teach PSHE in a constructive and engaging way.

    This webinar is designed to support UK teachers and educators and is taking place at 4.30 pm British Summer Time.

    Online
    April 24, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 25
    Teaching the Nanjing Atrocities
    China
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Teaching the Nanjing Atrocities

    In collaboration with the Chinese International School, Facing History and Ourselves is offering a one day workshop for international school educators on teaching the atrocities at Nanjing. The content focus is ideal for Individuals & Societies and Social Studies teachers, as well as teachers of literature teaching WWII or histories of mass violence.
    April 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Chinese International School
    1 Hau Yuen Path
    Braemar Hill
    Hong Kong SAR
  • 25
    Resilience and Conscious Choices Workshop
    Tennessee
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Resilience and Conscious Choices Workshop

    Join us for an educator workshop about Me and the Light, a new film-based initiative featuring Memphis artists Lil Buck, Valerie June, and Drumma Boy.

    April 25, 2019
    4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Crosstown Theater
    1350 Concourse Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38104
  • 27
    Then They Came for Me
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Then They Came for Me: The Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration 1947 to the Present

    This workshop examines a terrifying time in U.S. history when the federal government scapegoated and indefinitely detained thousands of people of Japanese ancestry, two-thirds of whom were American citizens, and draws parallels to tactics chillingly resurgent today.

     

    Applications for the Then They Came for Me workshop will be accepted through April 23 or until capacity is reached.  Space is limited.

    April 27, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Historical Learning Center
    640 Mason St., The Presidio
    San Francisco, CA 94129
  • 27
    Teaching Night by Elie Wiesel
    China
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Teaching Night by Elie Wiesel

    This workshop prepares teachers to interweave a literary analysis of Elie Wiesel’s powerful and poignant memoir with an exploration of the relevant historical context underlying Wiesel’s experience.

    April 27, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Asia Society Hong Kong Center
    9 Justice Drive
    Admiralty
    Hong Kong
  • 28
    Facing History and Ourselves: The Liberator
    California-Southern
    Community Event

    Facing History and Ourselves: The Liberator

    How did a former slave come to found a newspaper, advocate for improved social and economic conditions, document the growing African American population in Los Angeles, and report on injustices locally and nationally? Preseted in conjuction with The Liberator: Chronicling Black Los Angeles, 1900 - 1914, join Arianne Edmonds, Founder of the J.L. Edmonds Project and exhibition co-curator, for a discussion with educators from Facing History and Ourselves.
    California African American Museum
    600 State Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90037
    April 28, 2019
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • 29
    Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Online
    Webinar

    Holocaust Remembrance Day: Exploring Memory and Legacy

    This year, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) will be observed around the world on May 2. Join us as we consider short films, lesson ideas, and poetry through which students can engage with this history. Want to teach this important history but you’re short on time? Learn about our Holocaust and Human Behavior one-week unit outline and discover how to teach this history through themes of decision making, ethics, and responsibility.
    Online
    April 29, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 30
    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (UK)
    England
    Webinar

    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (UK)

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This webinar, featuring our resource Holocaust and Human Behaviour, will enable you as a teacher to support your students to do this, using the Holocaust for historical context.

    This webinar is designed to support UK teachers and educators and is taking place at 4.30 pm British Summer Time.

    April 30, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

May

  • 1
    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom
    England
    Webinar

    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom (Part 2)

    Join us for a two-part webinar series exploring Standing Up for Democracy. This new resource supports teachers in fulfilling obligations to teach PSHE in a constructive and engaging way.

    This webinar is designed to support UK teachers and educators and is taking place at 4.30 pm British Summer Time.

    Online
    May 1, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 7
    Effective Teaching Strategies
    Online
    Webinar

    Effective Teaching Strategies: Teachers Share Their Favorites

    Join three classroom teachers as they share their tried-and-true Facing History teaching strategy favorites, strategies you can implement in your classroom right away. During this interactive webinar, our panelists will offer their own best practices and reflect on classroom successes and challenges.
    Online
    May 7, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 15
    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism
    Massachusetts
    Workshop

    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism

    Explore the role that antisemitism played at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as a case study in contemporary antisemitism.

    Congregation Shalom
    87 Richardson Road
    North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    May 15, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • 18
    Middle School Educator Symposium
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Breaking Isolation: A Middle School Educator Symposium

    Join us for the Second Annual Facing History Middle School Teacher Symposium, and learn first-hand about specific content and teaching strategies that meet the developmental and academic needs of preteens.

    We will begin our morning together at the All-State Community Conversation featuring 57 Bus author Dashka Slater.  Led by a panel of local activists and advocates, we'll discuss the role of restorative justice in our schools, communities, and juvenile justice system, and explore themes of race, class, gender, identity, and forgiveness.

    In the afternoon we will explore how we as educators encourage young people to explore their identity and membership through history and literature within a middle school setting.

    May 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Impact Hub Oakland
    2323 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • 21
    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education
    Online
    Webinar

    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education

    In this webinar, we will discuss what is particular about starting conversations around race and equity in Jewish educational settings.

    May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 22
    The Persistence of Hate
    New York
    Workshop
    $25.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism

    Explore the role that antisemitism played at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as a case study in contemporary antisemitism.

    CTLE hours are available for this event.

    May 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004

June

  • 4
    Race and Membership
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $430.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement

    Using Facing History’s resource book Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement, this workshop will explore how Americans defined citizenship and membership in the early part of the 20th century and the echoes and legacies of this movement today.

    June 4, 2019 - June 6, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves - Memphis
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 17
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Northern
    Seminar

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 17
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Southern
    Seminar

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 18
    The Fragility of Democracy: The Reconstruction Era
    Ohio
    Seminar
    $200.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Fragility of Democracy: The Reconstruction Era

    The study of the Reconstruction Era in American history is essential to the understanding of citizenship and democracy in the United States today. We will explore this significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.
    June 18, 2019 - June 19, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Society of Friends House
    10916 Magnolia
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • 18
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $30.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
    June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Staff Development Building
    1161 West 40th St
    John Ross Room
    Chattanooga, TN 37410
  • 18
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.
    June 18, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Notre Dame High School
    596 S 2nd St
    San Jose, CA 95112
  • 19
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $300.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Exploring Race in America through To Kill a Mockingbird

    Connect To Kill a Mockingbird to current events, learn strategies for conversations about race, and explore primary sources that complicate the American dominant historical narrative.
    June 19, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 20
    Community Matters: Facing History’s Approach to Advisory
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Community Matters: Facing History’s Approach to Advisory

    Adolescence is a time when two tasks take on special importance: determining our individual identity and figuring out where and how we belong. These themes of identity, membership, belonging, and participation are cornerstones of Facing History’s new advisory curriculum.
    June 20, 2019
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Arise High School
    3301 E 12th St # 205
    Oakland, CA 94601
  • 24
    Genocide in the 20th Century
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $500.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Confronting the Legacy of Genocide in the 20th Century

    This seminar examines the dehumanization, violence, and threats to democracy which created the conditions for both the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, as well as the role of justice and judgment in their aftermath.
    June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 24
    Race and Membership: The Eugenics Movement
    California-Northern
    Seminar
    $400.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement

    Facing History and Ourselves invites you to join us for a 4-day seminar exploring the origins of the concept of "race", the emergence and legacy of the Eugenics movement, and the role of "race" in public policy that continues to impact the United States today.

    In partnership with the California Academy of Sciences, we will visit the new exhibit SKIN: Living Armor, Evolving Identity  to explore the layers of meaning humans have associated with skin color throughout history and how this shapes the way we view, interact with, and identify ourselves and each other in a modern world.

    Graduate level professional development units available upon request.

    June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Lick Wilmerding High School, Library
    755 Ocean Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
  • 24
    Foundations for Genocide Studies: HHB (Vancouver)
    British Columbia
    Seminar
    400.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Foundations for Genocide Studies: Holocaust and Human Behaviour (Vancouver)

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the history of a genocide allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.
    June 24, 2019 - June 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Simon Fraser University Campus
    Harbour Centre
    515 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
  • 26
    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom
    England
    Webinar

    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom (Part 1)

    Join us for a two-part webinar series exploring Standing Up for Democracy. This new resource supports teachers in fulfilling obligations to teach PSHE in a constructive and engaging way.

    Online
    June 26, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 30
    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Educators in Jewish Setting
    New York
    Seminar
    $600.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Educators in Jewish Settings

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for educators in a Jewish setting.
    June 30, 2019 - July 3, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Hebrew Union College
    1 West 4th Street
    New York, NY 10012

July

  • 3
    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom
    England
    Webinar

    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom (Part 2)

    Join us for a two-part webinar series exploring Standing Up for Democracy. This new resource supports teachers in fulfilling obligations to teach PSHE in a constructive and engaging way.

    Online
    July 3, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 8
    Genocide in the 20th Century
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $500.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Confronting the Legacy of Genocide in the 20th Century

    This seminar examines the dehumanization, violence, and threats to democracy which created the conditions for both the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, as well as the role of justice and judgment in their aftermath.
    July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Valley - TBD
  • 9
    6th Grade Exploratory Workshop
    Tennessee
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    6th Grade Exploratory Workshop

    This workshop is for 6th grade educators teaching the Facing History units Identity & Community and My Part of the Story with R. J. Palacio’s Wonder and Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming as part of the middle school exploratory 18-week course of study.
    July 9, 2019
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 9
    Beyond Borders
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Beyond Borders: Facing Identity, Membership, and Belonging Through U.S. Immigration

    In this seminar, participants will explore how the choices of immigrants, policy makers, and other individuals, both citizens and non-citizens alike, have redefined the relationship between freedom and democracy and have shaped what it means to be American.

     

    July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Pao Arts Center
    99 Albany St
    Boston, MA 02111
  • 9
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    New York
    Seminar
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This seminar explores the Reconstruction era and its importance to understanding citizenship, belonging, and democracy in the United States today. This seminar and curricular resources are part of an ongoing collaboration with New Visions for Public Schools.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.

    July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New Visions for Public Schools
    205 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017
  • 10
    7th Grade Exploratory Workshop
    Tennessee
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    7th Grade Exploratory Workshop

    This workshop is for 7th grade educators teaching the Facing History units "Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior" and the memoir Somewhere There Is Still A Sun as part of the middle school exploratory 18-week course of study.
    July 10, 2019
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis
  • 11
    8th Grade Exploratory Workshop
    Tennessee
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    8th Grade Exploratory Workshop

    This workshop is for 8th grade educators teaching the Facing History units Choices In Little Rock and My Part of the Story with Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High and Enrique's Journey as part of the middle school exploratory 18-week course of study.
    July 11, 2019
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN
  • 11
    Teaching Fiction and Memoirs
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Using Facing History Strategies in Teaching Fiction and Memoirs

    This workshop will equip teachers with interactive strategies to enrich conversations around identity, history, and choices.
    July 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Saint Andrew's Episcopal School
    13601 Saratoga Ave
    Saratoga, CA 95070
  • 15
    Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging in the USA
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $500.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging: The United States and Migration

    Explore questions of belonging and identity while considering the history and contemporary realities of immigration to and migration across the United States.  Presented in partnership with Reimagining Migration.
    July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 16
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $430.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This workshop features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school teachers.
    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 16
    Democracy At Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    California-Northern
    Seminar
    $30.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy At Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today's world questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resistant to violence are more relevant than ever and central to the work of Facing History and Ourselves. Seminar participants will study the fragility of democracy in Weimar Germany, the ensuing Holocaust, and the legacies of this history through an in-depth, case study. Their eventual instructional units or courses will require their students to wrestle with profound moral questions dependent on ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.

     

    Graduate level professional development units available upon request.

    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Alameda County Office of Education
    313 W Winton Ave
    Hayward, CA 94544
  • 16
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    New Jersey
    Seminar
    $420.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This seminar introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's novel.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers.

    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Ave
    Union, NJ 07083
  • 17
    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education
    New York
    Workshop
    $455.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education

    Examine the historical legacy of racism and its challenging realities in our contemporary lives, and acquire tools for facilitating discussion on this topic within Jewish educational settings.

    July 17, 2019 - July 19, 2019
    Hebrew Union College
    1 West 4th Street
    New York, NY 10012
  • 17
    CPS Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Facing History CPS Curriculum Project: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    Facing History and Ourselves invites your school to participate in the upcoming Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior workshop for high school World Studies educators, as part of the Chicago Public Schools Curriculum Project. Learn more here.
    July 17, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle St
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 22
    Genocide in the 20th Century
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $500.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Confronting the Legacy of Genocide in the 20th Century

    This seminar examines the dehumanization, violence, and threats to democracy which created the conditions for both the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, as well as the role of justice and judgment in their aftermath.
    July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    South LA - TBD
  • 22
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    New York
    Seminar
    $700.00

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    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school social studies, history, civics, ELA, and humanities teachers.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.

    July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004
  • 23
    Holocaust and Human Behavior Featuring Elie Wiesel's Night
    Ohio
    Seminar
    $300.00

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    Holocaust and Human Behavior Featuring Elie Wiesel's Night

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle school and high school teachers.
    July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Urban Community School
    4909 Lorain Ave
    44102 Cleveland
  • 23
    Literature that Engages Students
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Literature that Engages Students in Identity, History and Choices

    This seminar will equip you with interactive literacy strategies that you can use to engage your students in conversations around identity, history, and choices. 
    July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Noble and Greenough School
    10 Campus Drive
    Dedham, MA 02026-4099
  • 23
    CPS Choices in Little Rock
    Illinois
    Workshop

    Facing History CPS Curriculum Project: Choices in Little Rock

    Facing History and Ourselves invites CPS 8th grade humanities educators to  to participate in Choices in Little Rock as part of the Chicago Public Schools Curriculum Project.

     

    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
    July 23, 2019 - July 24, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • 23
    Immigration in a Changing World
    California-Northern
    Seminar
    $355.00

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    Immigration in a Changing World: Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging

    Join us for an interactive workshop where you will explore the history and contemporary realities of human migration, movement, and related policies in the United States
    July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Brandeis School of San Francisco
    655 Brotherhood Way
    San Francisco, CA 94132
  • 29
    The Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy
    New York
    Seminar
    $700.00

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    The Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy

    How do individuals and groups in a democracy organize to correct injustice? Join us for a five-day seminar that will use the Civil Rights Movement as a case study to consider this question and position you to help your students understand how change happens in a democratic society.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.

    July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Dominican Academy
    44 E 68th St
    New York, NY 10065
  • 30
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Missouri
    Workshop
    $0.00

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    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.
    July 30, 2019 - July 31, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    George Washington Carver National Monument
    5646 Carver Road
    Diamond, MO 64840
  • 30
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.
    July 30, 2019 - August 1, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Atrium School
    69 Grove Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
  • 30
    CPS Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Illinois
    Workshop

    Facing History CPS Curriculum Project: Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    Facing History and Ourselves invites your school to participate in the upcoming Teaching the Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy for high school U.S. History educators, as part of the Chicago Public Schools Curriculum Project. Learn more here.

    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
    July 30, 2019 - July 31, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

August

  • 6
    Preparing Students for Civic Life
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Preparing Students for Civic Life: Facing History’s Approach to Civic Education

    Find out how Facing History can help MA educators meet the new History and Social Science Framework.
    August 6, 2019 - August 8, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Northeastern University
    Boston, MA
  • 6
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    New Jersey
    Seminar
    $420.00

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    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school social studies, history, civics, ELA, and humanities teachers.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers

    August 6, 2019 - August 8, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The Lawrenceville School
    2500 Main St
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • 7
    Race and Schools
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $220.00

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    Race and Schools: Past and Present

    Where do assumptions about race, achievement, and intelligence come from? Eugenics, or “race science,” had a profound impact on American educational practice. How do we as educators grapple with what this history means for our students and for creating more equitable schools today?
    August 7, 2019 - August 8, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 13
    Exploring Identity in the United States
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $110.00

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    My Part of the Story: Exploring Identity in the United States

    My Part of the Story provides a fresh and engaging way to begin a course in United States history, literature, or civics. This contemporary identity unit helps students explore who they are and where they come from—to understand the value of their individual voices in the story of the United States.  

     

    August 13, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 15
    Americans and the Holocaust
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $110.00

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    Americans and the Holocaust

    This workshop introduces Facing History’s new unit that explores the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped the varied American responses to the growth of Nazism and the humanitarian refugee crisis of the 1930’s and 1940s.
    August 15, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    2 N LaSalle
    Chicago, 60602
  • 19
    Immigration in a Changing World
    New York
    Seminar
    $700.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Immigration in a Changing World: Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging

    Explore questions of belonging and identity while considering the history and contemporary realities of immigration in the United States in this seminar.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers

    August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    China Institute
    100 Washington St
    New York, NY 10006
  • 20
    Stolen Lives Summer Seminar (Winnipeg)
    Manitoba
    Seminar
    400.00 CAD

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    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools (Winnipeg)

    This seminar will introduce educators to strategies and resources that will engage students in learning about this important history, while connecting to the devastating effects the residential schools have had on former students, their families, and entire indigenous communities.
    August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Canadian Museum of Human Rights
    85 Israel Asper Way
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5
  • 20
    Connecting History and Current Events in the Classroom
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $110.00

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    Facing History Now: Connecting History and Current Events in the Classroom

    This workshop will introduce you to Facing History’s approach to bringing current events into the classroom in a thoughtful, balanced way.
    August 20, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    2 N LaSalle
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 20
    Stolen Lives Summer Seminar (Toronto)
    Ontario
    Seminar
    400.00 CAD

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    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools (Toronto)

    This seminar will introduce educators to strategies and resources that will engage students in learning about this important history, while connecting to the devastating effects the residential schools have had on former students, their families, and entire indigenous communities.
    August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Evergreen Brick Works
    Blake's Room, The Centre for Green Cities (2F)
    550 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

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