Facing History and Ourselves

How do we talk with youth about difficult topics like Ferguson, MO? How do we encourage them to take an active role in the world? Hosts Gale Seiler and Greta Anderson talk with Jeremy Nesoff, visiting Ames this week from the organization Facing History and Ourselves, which presents curricula that use past events like the Little Rock Nine integration battle to build students' capacity for empathy, civic engagement and critical thinking. Jeremy is joined by Chad Zmolek, one of several Ames High School teachers implementing this framework, and Katie Bruna, associate professor at the ISU School of Education, who helped make the visit happen.

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