Through rigorous historical analysis combined with the study of human behavior, Facing History’s approach heightens students’ understanding of racism, religious intolerance, and prejudice; increases students’ ability to relate history to their own lives; and promotes greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities in a democracy.
Gain a new perspective, add more tools to your teaching toolbox, and benefit from the experience and fellowship of other teachers—from your own district and around the world.
Facing History’s offerings introduce humanities, civics, social studies, and Holocaust studies to educators, including innovative teaching strategies, resources, and the scholarship that make teachers more effective and lead to increased student engagement and learning.
Explore the website for classroom videos and lesson, webinars, on demand and facilitated courses, and even subsidies. Get a glimpse inside real classrooms in Facing History’s classroom videos to see their teaching strategies in action, learn from their on-demand webinars, and engage with their self-paced workshops to further your professional learning. Gather with colleagues or view on your own!
Facing History teachers touch the lives of millions of students, helping them achieve academically and engage around difficult topics.
Facing History schools promote compassion, justice, respect, and understanding.
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