Reviewing the year we will soon be leaving behind, here are the ‘Top Five Most Read Blogs’ from Facing Technology: 1. How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do: An Introduction to Stereotype Threat Facing History educators explore the impact of stereotypes in many of the histories we study. …
Common Sense Education‘s Graphite site has named Facing History and Ourselves among its 30 best EdTech resources of 2014!
Facing History and Ourselves often partners with the wonderful educational organization Teaching Tolerance to share resources and best practices that help educators, young people, and communities have safe conversations about tolerance, identity, and difficult moments in history.
Survivor testimonies—firsthand accounts from individuals who lived through genocide and other atrocities—help students more deeply appreciate and empathize with the human and inhuman dimensions of important moments in history. They supplement what we learn from historians and secondary sources by offering unique perspectives on the difficult and sometimes impossible situations individuals …
Do you teach Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird?
When we started the “InterFacing” blog two years ago, we very much wanted to build an online community and we are so pleased to have achieved this goal with you, our loyal readers and contributors.
As October is Connected Educator Month, we are pleased to announce Facing History’s new partnership with Educator Innovator! Educator Innovator, powered by the National Writing Project, provides an online “meet-up” for educators who are re-imagining learning. Educator Innovator is both a blog and a growing community of educators, partners, and supporters. Read more about it on our sister …
On October 7, we’re hosting a free webinar featuring Joshua Rubenstein, author of the new Facing History and Ourselves eBook Shot by Shot: The Holocaust in German-Occupied Soviet Territory, and renowned Holocaust scholar Dr. Michael Berenbaum.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month in the United States. Here at Facing History and Ourselves we are proud to offer several resources that can help you address bullying year-round, including a Bullying and Ostracism resource collection and teaching strategies to help create safe and engaging schools.
Happy back to school season! We hope the academic year is off to a terrific start and are excited to support you with new readings, streaming video, lesson ideas, webinars, and other opportunities for professional development.