Feel prepared to discuss challenging current events or to explore pivotal periods in history with your students.
Our lessons are written using Facing History’s unique pedagogical approach, with activities that balance personal reflection and collaboration and draw upon primary source material selected to activate students’ intellectual, emotional, and ethical engagement.
Featured Lessons & Mini-Lessons
Explore a sample of lessons & mini-lessons from our resource library.
This Teaching Idea provides students with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of democracy and a framework for making meaning of news stories about the tensions and conflicts in democracies today.
Learn about the play Common Ground Revisited, which explores various ways that key historical actors may have experienced the 1970s school desegregation in Boston and the different ways that contemporary Bostonians relate to these historical events.
Design Partner Ron Radziner believes that the work of building empathy, historical understanding, and striving for equity never ends, and it belongs in the workplace. Radziner says their partnership with Facing History "has really been a gift to the firm."