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Upcoming Webinar: Defeating the Culture of Bullying in Your School

On April 9, Facing History hosts journalist Emily Bazelon and educator Meredith Gavrin in a free one-hour webinar on issues related to bullying, identity, and creating safe school environments. Register today. Bazelon, a senior editor at Slate and a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, is the author …

Readings

Teach With This: New Website Featured Readings

Last month Facing History launched the new facinghistory.org. In addition to a fresh look, the new site gives us more opportunities to put our most exciting news and events front and center, and makes it easier for you to access our content in ways that you have never been able …

ModerntoDegenerate

How to: Use a Flipped Classroom Exercise for Teaching Art As Resistance/Propaganda

A few months ago we published our first in a series of blog posts on using the flipped classroom approach with Facing History themes and resources. (To learn more about the flipped classroom model, see this helpful article on the New York Times Opinionator blog.) We were happy to read so many positive responses from educators …

street view

Radio Rookies: Bullying

Facing History in New York, in partnership with WNYC Radio’s Radio Rookies program, helps public high school students develop digital storytelling skills through the Neighborhood to Neighborhood project. Each year, students in the program tackle complex questions about identity, race, education, and crime and violence in their communities. Using interviewing skills and multimedia tools, the …

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“Un Odio Conveniente – La Historia del Antisemitismo” Free Online Spanish Language Workshop

Later this month, Facing History will host “Un Odio Conveniente – La Historia del Antisemitismo,” a free online workshop in Spanish on the history of antisemitism. The workshop is geared toward participants in Latin America and will explore questions like, “How do myths and stereotypes become part of a culture?” …

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