In the early 1900s, the Eugenics movement, or “race science,” had a profound impact on educational and immigration policies, the legacies of which have created gaps in access to resources in our current educational, social, and political institutions. Using Facing History’s resource book, Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement, this workshop will explore how Americans have debated who is entitled to the benefits and resources of citizenship. By studying this time period, educators and students will understand how these legacies continue today in our current educational and political structures.
Recommended for 6th - 12th grade educators in Ohio and surrounding states.
In this 2 session workshop*, you will:
- Get hands-on experience with Facing History and Ourselves’ pedagogical approach.
- Engage in classroom strategies and activities to aid in having critical conversations about historical inequities and race in American History.
After this workshop you will become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia.
Dates and Times:
- Session 1: November 10th 4:00 - 5:30pm (ET)
- Session 2: November 12th 4:00 - 5:30pm (ET)
* Please note the workshop is held on non-consecutive days; attendance is required on both days.