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Best of 2014: Top 5 Facing Technology Blog Posts

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. …

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New Resource from Teaching Tolerance Features Diverse Readings on Identity and Action

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.


Using Survivor Testimony in the Classroom

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 …


From Our Sister Blog: Student Agency, Student Voice & the Maker Movement

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 …


October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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.