Upcoming Professional Development

2018

January

  • 25
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online Course
    Online

    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.

    Online
    1.25.18 - 2.28.18

February

  • 25
    Educator Workshop: Grappling with Stories of Violence
    Workshop
    Ontario
    10.00 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.

    Educator Workshop: Grappling with Stories of Violence from Canada’s Indian Residential Schools

    Learn how to help your students grapple with stories of violence in the classroom. This workshop will prepare educators to create a safe and reflective place for your students to process and understand the difficult—and often violent—history of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools.
    2.25.18
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
    Room 312E, 3rd floor
    2 Sussex Avenue
    Toronto, ON M5S 1J5
  • 26
    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later
    Workshop
    South Africa

    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later

    This workshop introduces Facing History's new resource, The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War, which details the events unfolding in China and Japan in the years leading up to World War II in East Asia, and the Japanese occupation of the city of Nanjing, China, in 1937.
    Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
    1 Duncombe Rd, Forest Town
    2193 Johannesburg
    2.26.18
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 27
    Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $100.00

    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 Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

    The shooting of Michael Brown and the protests that followed became a flashpoint for the discussion about race, policing, and justice. Using the information aftermath of Ferguson and a new unit co-created by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, this workshop will examine how implicit biases shape our understanding of the world, and how news literacy skills and concepts can help students find reliable information to make decisions, take action, and become effective civic participants in today’s complex information landscape.

     

    2.27.18
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Cuyahoga Community College, East Campus
    The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center
    4250 Richmond Rd
    44122 Highland Hills

March

  • 3
    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night
    Workshop
    California-Northern
    $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.

    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night

    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. We will explore the NEWLY REVISED guide (available in print and as a PDF) with a focus on how to use its many resources: maps, teaching strategies, as well as additional supplementary readings. 

    Participants should have read and be familiar with Night before the workshop.

     

    3.3.18
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    San Lorenzo High School
    50 E Lewelling Blvd
    San Lorenzo, CA 94580
  • 6
    Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
    Workshop
    New Jersey
    $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.

    Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

    The shooting of Michael Brown and the protests that followed became a flashpoint for the discussion about race, policing, and justice. Using the information aftermath of Ferguson and a new unit co-created by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, this workshop will examine how implicit biases shape our understanding of the world, and how news literacy skills and concepts can help students find reliable information to make decisions, take action, and become effective civic participants in today’s complex information landscape.
    3.6.18
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Montclair State University
    1 Normal Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07043
  • 6
    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night
    Workshop
    New York
    $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.

    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night

    This workshop is at capacity. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist please apply to register.

    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.

    CTLE hours available for New York State teachers

    3.6.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Metropolitan College of New York
    60 West Street
    New York, NY 10006
  • 6
    Lit Series: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
    Seminar
    California-Southern
    $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.

    Lit Series: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

    Literature helps us explore ourselves and the world around us by sharing stories, raising questions, and presenting multiple perspectives. In this special literature book club series, Facing History offers teachers the opportunity to dive into four current pieces of young adult literature that can be taught in high school classrooms. Join us for one session or the whole series. Each session will be held in a different location in the general downtown area of Los Angeles and includes a copy of the literature, a copy of related non-fiction resources from Facing History (as available in print), and a light dinner.Individual registration is $30 per session (workshop fee waivers do not apply to this special event series).
    3.6.18
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Get Lit
    672 S Lafayette Park Pl Suite 10
    Los Angeles, CA 90057
  • 7
    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later
    Workshop
    South Africa

    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later

    This workshop introduces Facing History's new resource, The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War, which details the events unfolding in China and Japan in the years leading up to World War II in East Asia, and the Japanese occupation of the city of Nanjing, China, in 1937.
    Cape Town Holocaust Centre
    88 Hatfield Street
    8001 Cape Town
    3.7.18
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 7
    Effective Discussion Strategies
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $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.

    Effective Discussion Strategies from Facing History

    Join us for a professional development session that will help you develop discussion techniques and craft quality questions to increase student participation. We will model discussion strategies that promote equity of voice, challenge students cognitively, and ask them to engage one another by both listening and responding to their peers when discussing complex topics.

     

    3.7.18
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 8
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online Course
    Online

    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.

    Online
    3.8.18 - 4.11.18
  • 8
    Choices in Little Rock
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    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.

    Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

    This workshop explores the desegregation of Central High School in 1957, a defining moment in the American civil rights movement.

     

    3.8.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Brookline Health Department
    11 Pierce Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • 12
    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later
    Workshop
    South Africa

    The Nanjing Atrocities: 80 Years Later

    This workshop introduces Facing History's new resource, The Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War, which details the events unfolding in China and Japan in the years leading up to World War II in East Asia, and the Japanese occupation of the city of Nanjing, China, in 1937.
    Durban Holocaust Centre
    44 K. E. Masinga (Old Fort) Road
    4001 Durban
    3.12.18
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 13
    Close Reading, Speaking & Listening
    Workshop
    California-Southern

    Strengthening Interdisciplinary Learning: Close Reading, Speaking, Listening

    In collaboration with the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Facing History and Ourselves presents two one-day workshops to prepare students for college, career, and civic life by building literacy skills needed for effective civic engagement in the 21st century as described in the newly updated California History-Social Science Framework.

    Los Angeles County Office of Education
    9300 Imperial Highway
    Room 281
    Downey, CA 90242
    3.13.18
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • 13
    New Films to Explore the Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Webinar
    Online

    New Films to Explore the Holocaust and Human Behavior

    Facing History and Ourselves recently published a major revision of our seminal case study, Holocaust and Human Behavior. The new edition offers full digital access to a vast array of new scholarship, primary source material, images, videos, and audio never before compiled in a single resource. Join us for a 3-part webinar series to learn more about teaching with the new edition! 
    Online
    3.13.18
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 13
    Memphis 1968: Lessons for Today
    Webinar
    Online

    Memphis 1968: Lessons for Today

    Join Facing History and Ourselves and Share My Lesson for a webinar on the assassination, life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Online
    3.13.18
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • 14
    Writing Strategies
    Workshop
    California-Southern

    Strengthening Interdisciplinary Literacy Skills through Writing Strategies

    In collaboration with the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Facing History and Ourselves presents two one-day workshops to prepare students for college, career, and civic life by building literacy skills needed for effective civic engagement in the 21st century as described in the newly updated California History-Social Science Framework.
    Los Angeles County Office of Education
    9300 Imperial Highway
    Room 281
    Downey, CA 90242
    3.14.18
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • 15
    Fostering Civil Discourse
    Webinar
    Online

    Fostering Civil Discourse: Teaching Kids to Respectfully Disagree

    Join experts from NBC Parent Toolkit and Facing History and Ourselves for an important conversation on civil discourse, a skill that is critical in today’s political landscape. 
    Online
    3.15.18
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 17
    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night
    Workshop
    Colorado
    $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.

    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night

    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.
    3.17.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    University of Northern Colorado
    501 20th St
    Greeley, CO 80631
  • 19
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Workshop
    New York
    $50.00

    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 two-day workshop introduces educators to Facing History's new resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
    3.19.18 - 3.20.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Metropolitan College
    60 West Street
    New York, NY 10006
  • 20
    Memphis 1968
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    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.

    King's Legacy 50 Years Later: Memphis 1968

    As the 50th anniversary of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination approaches, his life and legacy are as relevant as ever. What can be learned from exploring the events that brought King to Memphis in the spring of 1968? 
    3.20.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 26
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The workshop will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text. 

    This two-day workshop is a partnership between the Museum of Tolerance and Facing History. 

    Day 1: March 26, 2018
    10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

    Day 2: March 27, 2018 
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Museum of Tolerance
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    3.26.18 - 3.27.18
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 26
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The workshop will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text.

    Museum of Tolerance
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    3.26.18 - 3.27.18
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

April

  • 2
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    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
    4.2.18 - 4.3.18
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 2
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    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
    4.2.18 - 4.3.18
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 5
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    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.

    4.5.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    First Parish Church Brookline
    382 Walnut Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • 10
    Change Makers and Upstanders
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    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.

    Changemakers and Upstanders: Striving for Social Justice in our Times

    Social justice requires a understanding of history and its legacies. Those legacies shape our response to injustice today. Join us and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics as we explore ways to deepen our understanding of civic action for ourselves and our students.

    Join us for a day of workshops and conversations with Professor Danielle Allen a political theorist who has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology, and the history of political thought and Dr. Terrence James Roberts who was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

    4.10.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Gutman Library Harvard University
    6 Appian Way
    Cambridge, MA 02138
  • 10
    Lit Series: Like Water on Stone
    Seminar
    California-Southern
    $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.

    Lit Series: Like Water on Stone

    Literature helps us explore ourselves and the world around us by sharing stories, raising questions, and presenting multiple perspectives. In this special literature book club series, Facing History offers teachers the opportunity to dive into four current pieces of young adult literature that can be taught in high school classrooms. Join us for one session or the whole series. Each session will be held in a different location in the general downtown area of Los Angeles and includes a copy of the literature, a copy of related non-fiction resources from Facing History (as available in print), and a light dinner.Individual registration is $30 per session (workshop fee waivers do not apply to this special event series).
    4.10.18
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    The Last Bookstore
    453 S Spring St
    Los Angeles, CA 90013
  • 10
    Safe and ​I​nclusive ​S​paces for LGBTQ ​St​udents
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $50.00

    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.

    Safe and ​I​nclusive ​S​paces for LGBTQ ​St​udents

    Join Facing History for a series of workshops throughout the school year that provide classroom strategies and resources educators can use to help students recognize that their choices can contribute to a thriving democracy.  

     

    4.10.18
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Urban Community School
    The Gathering Space
    4909 Lorain Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44102
  • 10
    Refugees Past and Present: Like Water on Stone
    Workshop
    California-Southern

    Refugees Past and Present: Like Water on Stone with Dana Walrath

    Join us at The Last Bookstore for a book reading and conversation with Dana Walrath, the Armenian-American author of the award-winning verse novel, Like Water on Stone.
    The Last Bookstore
    453 S Spring St
    Los Angeles, CA 90013
    4.10.18
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 24
    Creating and Implementing Meaningful Advisories
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $20.00

    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.

    Creating and Implementing Meaningful Advisories

    In this workshop, participants will learn about many of the Facing History resources on themes of identity, membership, community, and Choosing to Participate that can be used to develop an advisory program that meets the needs of their school community.
    4.24.18
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Magnificat High School
    20770 Hilliard Blvd
    44116 Rocky River
  • 26
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online Course
    Online

    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.

    Online
    4.26.18 - 5.30.18

May

  • 12
    Middle School Educator Symposium
    Workshop
    California-Northern
    $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

    If you are a middle school educator passionate about social justice, critical thinking, and community building, we invite you to attend Facing History’s Middle School Teacher Symposium on May 12th. This is a great way for those curious about how to use Facing History at the middle school level—whether it is in an English, history, or advisory class— to learn firsthand about specific content and teaching strategies that meet the developmental and academic needs of pre teens.

    Keynote speaker Sonia Nazario - An award-winning journalist most famous for her book Enrique's Journey

    5.12.18
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Oakstop
    1721 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • 17
    Literature that Engages in Identity, History and Choices
    Seminar
    Ohio
    $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.

    Literature that Engages Students in Identity, History and Choices

    Educators will be introduced to Facing History resources, including study guides for To Kill a Mockingbird, The Giver, and Red Scarf Girl, and our new guide for teaching Elie Wiesel’s Night.  Participants will also learn ways to use the Facing History approach to teach any literary text.  The workshop will equip teachers with practical and interactive literacy strategies and provide  rich primary sources and historical background for teaching fiction and memoir.  

    Recommended for 6th-12th grade teachers.

    In this workshop you will:

    Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical thinking and literacy skills.

    Explore topics such as identity and belonging, membership, stereotype, and upstander behavior.

    After this workshop you will:

    Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia.

    Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost.

    5.17.18 - 5.18.18
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    John Carroll University
    1 John Carroll Blvd
    University Heights, OH 44118

June

  • 5
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    Tennessee
    $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 the fully revised, digital edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school teachers.
    6.5.18 - 6.7.18
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves - Memphis Office
    TN
  • 7
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online Course
    Online

    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.

    Online
    6.7.18 - 7.11.18
  • 19
    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
    Seminar
    Tennessee
    $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.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

     

    6.19.18 - 6.21.18
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Staff Development Building, John Ross Room
    1161 West 40th St
    Chattanooga, TN 37410
  • 20
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The seminar will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text. 

    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    6.20.18 - 6.21.18
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 20
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The seminar will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text.

    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    6.20.18 - 6.21.18
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

July

  • 9
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Seminar
    New Jersey
    $560.00

    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 seminar explores the Reconstruction Era in the United States and the challenges of creating a just democracy in a time of deep division.
    7.9.18 - 7.12.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Ave
    Union, NJ 07083
  • 9
    Race and Membership
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $750.00

    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 U.S. History: From Segregation to Civil Rights

    In this seminar, we will consider how ideas of race and racism developed during the years of Jim Crow segregation and the Progressive Era.
    7.9.18 - 7.13.18
    8:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Announcement Coming Soon!
    MA
  • 11
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Seminar
    New York
    $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 Facing History's resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.

    CTLE hours available for New York State teachers

    7.11.18 - 7.13.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004
  • 15
    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Jewish Educators
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $750.00

    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 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 the fully revised, digital edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior.

    7.15.18 - 7.19.18
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    TBD
  • 17
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    California-Northern
    $480.00

    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 seminar features the fully revised, printed edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school teachers of history, literature and humanities.

    Graduate level professional development units available upon request.

    7.17.18 - 7.19.18
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    TBD - San Francisco Bay Area
    CA
  • 23
    The Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy
    Seminar
    New York
    $560.00

    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 Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy

    How do individuals and groups in a democracy organize to correct injustice? Join us for a four-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 available for New York State teachers

    7.23.18 - 7.26.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004
  • 24
    Teaching the Civil Rights Movement
    Seminar
    England
    £180.00

    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 the Civil Rights Movement

    This seminar explores the desegregation of Central High School in 1957, a defining moment in the American civil rights movement.
    7.24.18 - 7.26.18
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friends House
    173-177 Euston Road
    London
    NW1 2BJ
  • 25
    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night
    Seminar
    New York
    $140.00

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    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night

    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.

    CTLE hours available for New York State teachers

    7.25.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    White Plains Middle School - Eastview Campus
    350 Main Street
    White Plains, NY 10601
  • 30
    Immigration in a Changing World
    Seminar
    New Jersey
    $560.00

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    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.
    7.30.18 - 8.2.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    TBA
    NJ

August

  • 2
    Integrating LGBTQ Voices into the Humanities
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

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    Teaching for Safe and Inclusive Classrooms: Integrating LGBTQ Voices into the Humanities

    In this interactive workshop, we will focus on Facing History and Ourselves’ core themes of identity and membership and share best practices for integrating LGBTQ topics into classroom curriculum. We will explore connections between stereotypes, fear, and homophobia and model strategies for creating classroom environments that respect students’ unique identities and help foster equity of voice.

    8.2.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Weinberg/Newton Gallery
    300 W Superior #203
    Chicago, IL 60654
  • 6
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    New York
    $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 the fully revised, printed edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for Recommended for 6-12th grade U.S. history, world history, humanities, or English language arts teachers committed to implementing a four-week (or more!) Facing History unit.

    CTLE hours available for New York State teachers

    8.6.18 - 8.10.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004
  • 7
    Teaching The Reconstruction Era
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $450.00

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    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This seminar explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

     

    8.7.18 - 8.9.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Announcement Coming Soon!
    MA
  • 8
    Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools
    Seminar
    Ontario
    400.00 CAD

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    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools

    Learn about Facing History’s new Canadian resource, Stolen Lives: The Indigenous Peoples of Canada and the Indian Residential Schools. 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.
    8.8.18 - 8.10.18
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Location TBC
    Toronto,
  • 15
    Holocaust and Human Behaviour Through History and Literature
    Seminar
    Ontario
    400.00 CAD

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    Examining the Holocaust and Human Behaviour Through History and Literature

    This seminar will feature the fully revised, digital classroom resource, Holocaust and Human Behaviour. Participants will explore historical scholarship, and primary sources,  as well as Elie Wiesel’s Night, poetry, and short stories. 

    8.15.18 - 8.17.18
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Location TBC
    Toronto,
  • 20
    Immigration in a Changing World
    Seminar
    New York
    $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 available for New York State teachers

    8.20.18 - 8.24.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    China Institute
    100 Washington St
    New York, NY 10006

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