Logo for Facing History & Ourselves

Facing History & Ourselves is a Massachusetts education nonprofit with many great resources that can be adapted or used as is for adult education. Their powerful motto is:

People Make Choices.
Choices Make History.

Check out their Back-to-School Checklist, with "reflection questions, ideas, and teaching strategies to help guide your planning so you are ready to foster a welcoming community of learners that invites participation and collaboration."

Facing History is also referenced on our website's Connections page:

  • If you haven't yet discovered Facing History and Ourselves, please do so! A few ABE programs in Massachusetts are using Facing History resources as part of their own curricula. Here is one example. In addition, check out Facing History's teaching strategies, which "nurture students' literacy and critical thinking skills within a respectful classroom climate."
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