Across the United States, students are returning to school amidst another nationwide tragedy. And once again, teachers are faced with the challenge of establishing a positive, safe, and reflective classroom in the wake of horrific violence. The staff of Facing History and Ourselves has produced the Teaching Idea “Teaching in the Wake of Violence” to help educators address recent attacks.
Teachers can use the Mueller report—officially titled “Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election”—as the focus of a classroom discussion about democracy. Teachers and professors have used the report in history classes and in government, law, political science, and other courses in high school, college, and law school.
Help students write powerfully and with precision with just 10 minutes of conventions instruction a day.Conventions and Craftprovides a year’s worth of literature-based microworkshops to build essential understandings of the language skills writers need most—grammar, sentence structure, punctuation and capitalization, word knowledge, and editing.
PBS Books Library Engagement Program is a multifaceted initiative that targets distinct areas for library engagement. One facet of the program is PBS Screening Rooms, in which PBS Books facilitates national screening events for libraries across the country and in select areas facilitates live speakers.