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A Flipped Classroom Approach to Teaching Civil Rights History

  With summer easing its way into fall, we all are busy thinking about strategies and resources to bring into the classroom this school year. As a Facing History program associate and former history teacher, I try to work in activities and lessons that build critical reading skills, which got me …


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 …


Three Video Resources for Human Rights Day

Today is International Human Rights Day, marking the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document signed in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust. Here are three video resources to bring into your classroom to teach about the history of the Universal Declaration of …