Facing History and Ourselves

Facing History and Ourselves’s shares innovative approaches to civics, social studies, humanities, and language arts education, designed to increase student engagement and achievement while teaching students about bigotry and hatred. The educator resources database includes lesson and unit plans, collections of primary source documents and images, and multimedia resources on topics such as:

  • Race in US history
  • Justice and human rights
  • Bullying
  • Global immigration

The organization also offers professional development for schools to help teachers use student-centered pedagogy to integrate the study of history and literature with ethical decision-making, leading to increased critical thinking, social-emotional learning, historical understanding, and empathy among students.

School leaders might consider working with this organization and individual teachers can take advantage of almost 4,000 free resources for lesson planning.

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