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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 …

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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 …

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Digital Learning Day and Facing History

Digital Learning Day (February 5, 2014) is an annual day designated to highlight the effective use of technology to improve education for all students. Here at Facing History, and in this blog in particular, we are excited to be in conversation with educators about how technology amplifies, as well as …

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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 …

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Nazi Art Discovered: Leading Classroom Discussions on the Role of Art in Nazi Germany

Last week, news broke about the discovery of 1,500 pieces of artwork – art that Nazis had confiscated during World War II. Found in a Munich apartment, the paintings included works by artists Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Marc Chagall, among others. The work is estimated to be worth about …