4:00–5:30 PM – Presentation and Discussion

5:30–6:00 PM – Reception



Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman will offer welcoming remarks. Director of Evaluation, Dennis Barr, of Facing History and Ourselves will share the results of a five–year independent study, which used an experimental design and focused on the effectiveness of Facing History’s approach to preparing students for the demands of democratic participation. The findings provide evidence that Facing History and Ourselves transformed teaching and learning in ways that improved teacher efficacy and the academic performance and civic understanding of diverse students in urban and suburban schools.


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