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Facing History and Ourselves [web resource]

Facing History use lessons from history to teach about racism, antisemitism, and prejudice to help students connect choices made in the past to those they will confront in their own lives. 

Free educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials to equip teachers with the tools and strategies to help students become thoughtful, responsible citizens.

Browse the extensive library to find resources that will support your students’ learning. The content is appropriate for secondary students.  Topics include:

  • Democracy & Civic Engagement
  • Race in U.S. History
  • Justice & Human Rights
  • Antisemitism & Religious Intolerance
  • Bullying & Ostracism
  • Global Immigration
  • Genocide & Mass Violence
  • Holocaust

Teaching current events can be challenging: the news cycle moves quickly, the issues can spark strong feelings, and classroom time is tight. Yet engaging with current events is an essential part of educating young people to be informed and humane participants in a democracy.

Discover activities and strategies for making meaningful connections between current events and your curriculum.

View the checklist of things to consider before you start teaching current events, including recommended news sources, teaching strategies, and media literacy tools. This checklist was updated for the 2020 school year with remote and hybrid learning in mind.

Facing History and Ourselves is a registered 501 (c)(3) charity.
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