Facing History designs professional learning to meet the needs of all educators.Our school and district programs are grounded in our evidence-based pedagogy and delivered by our team of expert educators.
99% of teachers who have taken a Facing History online course would recommend it to their colleagues.
95% of educator participants in our seminars report the course positively affected their feelings about being a teacher.
Masterfully crafted hands-on activities, outlets for thinking, team teaching, facilitation of materials, ideas, affirmation of audience, and accessibility of resources.
Attendee, Teaching Coming-of-Age Literature Workshop, March 2022
On-Demand Learning & Resources
Hear from educators, authors and scholars at our live and on-demand learning events. We are grateful to the Hammer Family Foundation for supporting the development of our on-demand learning and teaching resources.
Reexamining Reconstruction: A Conversation with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries
Examine how the Reconstruction Era is remembered and the impact of its legacy on contemporary society with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jefferies, Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University and scholar of African American history and contemporary Black politics.
Coming of Age in Literature and Life: A Webinar Featuring Young Adult Author Jennifer De Leon
Join Facing History & Ourselves for a very special panel discussion with Jennifer De Leon, author of the young adult novel Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, a Junior Library Guild selection. The conversation explored questions of identity and belonging in literature and in life, shared insights into Jennifer's young adult novel and her writing process, and provided guidance for how teachers can center students’ identities and experiences through literature and critical dialogue in their classrooms.
A Conversation with Steven Spielberg: Using Schindler’s List in the Classroom
How can we apply the lessons of the film Schindler's List toward standing up to hatred in our own communities? How do you engage students in conversations around racism, antisemitism and other forms of hatred?
Join AFT President Randi Weingarten, Laura Tavares with Facing History and Ourselves, and the National Council for the Social Studies for a conversation with Steven Spielberg, the Oscar-winning director of Schindler’s List. To commemorate the 25th anniversary and re-release of the film, Mr. Spielberg will discuss the legacy of Schindler’s List, its impact on Holocaust education, and the importance of responding to hatred in our communities today.