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2020

July

  • 13
    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Seminar
    $50.00

    All fees are in US Dollars. We can support payment in some alternate currencies and will handle those once your application is approved.

    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 Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Using Facing History’s approach to study the Holocaust, and the fragile democracy that gave rise to the Nazi party, will enable students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in civic engagement, ethical reasoning, critical thinking, and empathy — all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This online seminar features Facing History’s resource Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for 6-12th grade world history, U.S. history, humanities, or English language arts educators.

    July 13, 2020 - July 16, 2020
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 13
    Teaching the Residential Schools
    Online
    Online Course
    150.00 CAD

    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.

    Stolen Lives: The Indigenous Peoples of Canada and the Residential Schools

    In this online course, we will explore the history of Canada’s Residential Schools through primary source texts and survivors’ personal testimonies to better understand the devastating history and long-lasting impact on former students, their families, and entire Indigenous communities.  We will also look at their historical roots and the legacies that followed while examining the apologies given by government and churches, the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the charge of genocide.
    July 13, 2020 - August 21, 2020
    Online
  • 20
    An Online Course for 'Teaching An Inspector Calls'
    Online
    Online Seminar

    Get Ready to Deliver Facing History's New Unit 'Teaching An Inspector Calls' in Your Classroom

    Prepare your students to be agents of change using J. B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls.
    Online
    July 20, 2020
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 20
    Teaching for Equity and Justice
    Online
    Online Seminar
    $50.00

    All fees are in US Dollars. We can support payment in some alternate currencies and will handle those once your application is approved.

    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 for Equity and Justice: An Online Equity Summit

    Educators today have a tremendous responsibility: teaching students content, cultivating social-emotional skills, and preparing informed and active global citizens to create a more equitable and inclusive society. Through interactive and critically conscious pedagogy, join us as we examine the history of American education, current systems of inequity, and provide you with the tools necessary to mitigate these barriers to equity.

    July 20, 2020 - July 23, 2020
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 21
    Abolitionist Teaching with Dr. Bettina Love
    Online
    Webinar

    Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom: A Conversation with Dr. Bettina Love

    Join us for a conversation with Dr. Bettina Love where she’ll discuss how we can fight for an educational system where all students are thriving, not simply surviving. 

    Online
    July 21, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 21
    A Short History of Gendered Colonization in Canada
    Online
    Webinar

    Restoring the Balance: A Short History of Gendered Colonization in Canada

    This webinar will explore the gendered nature of colonization in Canada. Drawing on the testimonies shared during the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls, Dr. Duhamel will explain the varied traditional roles of women in community, the particular gendered effects historical and contemporary policies, and ongoing impacts on the security of Indigenous people today.
    Online
    July 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • 23
    Schooling for Critical Consciousness
    Online
    Webinar

    Schooling for Critical Consciousness: A Conversation with Scott Seider and Daren Graves

    Join us for a conversation with Dr. Daren Graves and Dr. Scott Seider about their research on the role schools and educators can play in fostering young people’s ability to analyze, navigate, and challenge racial injustice.
    Online
    July 23, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • 23
    Attending to Students’ Social–Emotional Needs
    Online
    Webinar

    Back to School: Attending to Students’ Social–Emotional Needs in the New Normal

    Join Facing History and Ourselves and Share My Lesson for a webinar focusing on ways to support the social-emotional needs of students in the new normal.

    Online
    July 23, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 27
    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online
    Online Seminar
    $50.00

    All fees are in US Dollars. We can support payment in some alternate currencies and will handle those once your application is approved.

    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.

    U.S. History: A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? Join us as we examine this significant period in US history and learn to teach about the Reconstruction era using an approach that helps students connect this history to their own lives and the choices they make today.

    July 27, 2020 - July 30, 2020
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 27
    Teaching Civics: Identity, History, and Action
    Online
    Online Seminar
    $50.00

    All fees are in US Dollars. We can support payment in some alternate currencies and will handle those once your application is approved.

    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 Civics: Identity, History, and Action

    Join Facing History and Ourselves to explore our interdisciplinary approach to civic education. We will learn how to nurture reflective, student-centered classrooms that value student identities and model democratic principles of inclusion, civility and the common good.

    July 27, 2020 - July 30, 2020
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.

August

  • 3
    Teaching for Equity and Justice
    Online
    Online Seminar
    $50.00

    All fees are in US Dollars. We can support payment in some alternate currencies and will handle those once your application is approved.

    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 for Equity and Justice: An Online Equity Summit

    Educators today have a tremendous responsibility: teaching students content, cultivating social-emotional skills, and preparing informed and active global citizens to create a more equitable and inclusive society. Through interactive and critically conscious pedagogy, join us as we examine the history of American education, current systems of inequity, and provide you with the tools necessary to mitigate these barriers to equity.

    August 3, 2020 - August 5, 2020
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.

September

  • 17
    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
    September 17, 2020 - October 28, 2020

October

  • 8
    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
    October 8, 2020 - November 18, 2020
  • 8
    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
    October 8, 2020 - November 18, 2020

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