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Upcoming Events

Ongoing
  • 1
    Choices in Little Rock
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

    This self-paced online workshop will introduce you to the Choices in Little Rock unit and help prepare you to teach this unit in your classroom. 

    Online
  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This interactive self-paced workshop helps teachers develop a customized plan for teaching Red Scarf Girl informed by Facing History’s approach.

    Online
  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This interactive self-paced workshop will support you in teaching a short unit of study of Holocaust and Human Behavior.

    Online
2021

January

  • 26
    Examining Race and Wellbeing in the Workplace
    Online
    Community Event


    WATCH IN THE UK:

    Tuesday, 26 January
    7:00 PM GMT

    WATCH IN THE US / CANADA:

    Tuesday, January 26
    2:00 PM ET
    1:00 PM CT
    12:00 PM MT
    11:00 AM PT


    Live captioning will be provided during this event. Please contact our Special Events team with any questions.

     

    Facing History Now: Conversations on Equity and Justice – Examining Race and Wellbeing in the Workplace with Professor Binna Kandola

    Professor Binna Kandola OBE, psychologist and author, discusses the impact of discrimination and micro-incivilities in the workplace.
    Virtual
    January 26, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 27
    Standing on Their Shoulders: Unsung Women of Civil Rights
    Ohio
    Workshop
    $30.00

    4:30 – 6:00pm ET
    3:30 – 5:00pm CT
    2:30 – 4:00pm MT
    1:30 – 3:00pm PT

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Standing on Their Shoulders: Unsung Women of the Civil Rights Movement

    Following the historic election of our nation’s first female Vice President, this workshop will provide the opportunity to examine the impact of women like Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Constance Baker Motley, whose contributions to the battle for Civil Rights Movement have not always been recognized.

    This workshop is intended for educators in Ohio and surrounding states.

    January 27, 2021
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Online
  • 28
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online
    Online Course

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This course introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
    Online
    January 28, 2021 - March 10, 2021
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 28
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online
    Online Course

    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This online course explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.
    Online
    January 28, 2021 - March 10, 2021
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 28
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Course

    Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This course features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for educators.

    Online
    January 28, 2021 - March 10, 2021
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 28
    Teaching Just Mercy
    Online
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

     

    This workshop takes place on Zoom.

    Noon - 4:00pm (ET)
    11:00am - 3:00pm (CT)
    10:00am - 2:00pm (MT)
    9:00am - 1:00pm (PT)

    Teaching Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

    Join us for a workshop on teaching Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice by the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson.

    January 28, 2021
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Zoom
    TN

February

  • 6
    The Armenian Genocide and International Justice
    California-Southern
    Workshop
    $25.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Armenian Genocide and International Justice

    Understanding the Armenian Genocide presents a critical opportunity for exploring diasporan identity, generational trauma, and the foundations of human rights and humanitarian endeavors today. Using primary sources and critical literacy skills, explore the history of the Armenian Genocide and its enduring legacy on international justice. 

    This workshop is directed towards educators in Southern California. Educator applications within California, but outside Southern California, will be contacted for review.

    February 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Virtual - Online
    Los Angeles, CA
  • 9
    Exploring the Fragility of Democracy
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Exploring the Fragility of Democracy

    Connect with other teachers whilst gaining ideas on how to discuss democracy, helping students understand its fragility and the role they play in maintaining it.
    Online
    February 9, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 18
    Teaching Japanese-American Incarceration
    New York
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Japanese-American Incarceration using Memoir and Film

    Empower students to identify injustice with a literary and historical examination of Japanese American incarceration during World War II. We will feature the documentary film And Then They Came for Us and Facing History and Ourselves’ new educator’s guide to Jeanne Wakatusuki Houston’s memoir Teaching Farewell to Manzanar.

    This workshop is intended for middle and high school teachers in the New York/New Jersey area. NY participants will receive CTLE hours and NJ participants can get PD hours upon completion.

    February 18, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Online
  • 25
    Meetup for Red Summer in Chicago
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Meetup: Red Summer for Chicago Educators

    Join us for a one hour Zoom meetup to be in community with other teachers who are preparing to teach Red Summer in Chicago. We will spend time discussing implementation with Facing History educators, talk about modifications you may want to consider for learning from home, and answer questions you may have.

    This meetup is for teachers who have already participated in the in-person 2 day professional development.

    February 25, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Online
  • 25
    Exploring Identity and Antiracism in Education
    New York
    Workshop

    In Conversation: Exploring Identity and Antiracism in Education

    We invite you to join us for an important conversation with Facing History and Ourselves, the New-York Historical Society, and Dr. Zachary Casey, Associate Chair of Educational Studies at Rhodes College on antiracist education: why it is essential to our practice as educators and the challenges and opportunities it presents to us and our communities.

    Online
    February 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

March

  • 2
    An Introduction to Teaching An Inspector Calls
    United Kingdom
    Webinar

    An Introduction to Facing History's Approach to Teaching An Inspector Calls

    Prepare your students to be agents of change using J. B. Priestley’s play An Inspector Calls.

    Online
    March 2, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 11
    In Conversation: Japanese American Incarceration
    New York
    Workshop

    In Conversation: Japanese American Incarceration

    Please join us for a conversation with Facing History and Ourselves, the New-York Historical Society, and Stan Yogi, author of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, as we honor the experiences of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, explore what it means to be an upstander during difficult moments, and discuss legacies today.

    Online
    March 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 17
    Red Summer Meetup
    Illinois
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Meetup: Red Summer for Chicago Educators

    Join us for a one hour Zoom meetup to be in community with other teachers who are preparing to teach Red Summer in Chicago. We will spend time discussing implementation with Facing History educators, talk about modifications you may want to consider for learning from home, and answer questions you may have.

    This meetup is for CPS 8th grade teachers who have already participated in the in-person 2 day professional development.

    March 17, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Online
  • 18
    An Introduction to Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour
    United Kingdom
    Webinar

    An Introduction to Facing History's unit Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour

    Prepare your students to engage with this catastrophic period in human history in an academically rigorous, reflective, and compassionate way.

    Online
    March 18, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 30
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Southern
    Seminar

    Understanding the Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.

    This seminar is directed towards educators in California.

    Virtual - Online
    CA
    March 30, 2021 - April 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • 30
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Northern
    Seminar

    Understanding the Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.

    This seminar is directed towards educators in California.

    Virtual - Online
    CA
    March 30, 2021 - April 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

April

  • 10
    The Armenian Genocide and International Justice
    California-Southern
    Workshop
    $25.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Armenian Genocide and International Justice

    Understanding the Armenian Genocide presents a critical opportunity for exploring diasporan identity, generational trauma, and the foundations of human rights and humanitarian endeavors today. Using primary sources and critical literacy skills, explore the history of the Armenian Genocide and its enduring legacy on international justice.

    This workshop is directed towards educators in Southern California. Educator applications within California, but outside Southern California, will be contacted for review.

    April 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Virtual - Online
    Los Angeles, CA

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