Summer Institute 2017: Ordering America: How the Progressive Era and the Eugenics Movement Shaped Our Society

This summer, The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration led 32 in-service teachers through a three-day professional development seminar that focused on the Eugenics Movement. Educators from all levels and curriculum areas were grateful to discover interdisciplinary teaching strategies to use in their classrooms that pieced together history,...

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Summer Institute 2016: The Reconstruction Era and the Meaning of Democracy

This summer, The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration led 41 in-service teachers through a three-day professional development seminar that focused on the Reconstruction Era and the Meaning of Democracy. Educators from all levels and curriculum areas were grateful to discover interdisciplinary teaching strategies to use in their...

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Symposium 2017

The Symposium offered education faculty and college leaders the opportunity to reflect on our central question: How can 21st-century colleges of education prepare educators to build an informed citizenry? In an era of high-stakes testing, DePaul and Facing History agree that we must not lose sight of one of the...

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Event: Participant Network

We had our inaugural DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves networking event at Fiesta Mexicana. Participants learned more about the work we have been doing at the Collaboration and how they can get involved.  We previewed our upcoming Summer Institute, and talked about teaching, history, politics, and more.  ...

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