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Tackling a Tough Topic: Teaching the Holocaust in Your Classroom

January 17 @ 7:45 am - 4:15 pm

$25

Holocaust Educators Conference
GOAL: For preservice and classroom teachers, the Holocaust can be a daunting topic to cover in the classroom. Nonetheless, due to the vital need to teach both this subject and its lessons, it is imperative that teachers are provided with the right tools. This conference, presented by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellows, will supply teachers with sound pedagogical guidelines, lessons, and materials needed to build on the students’ foundational knowledge of the Holocaust. It is the goal of this conference that participants will be able to build on these fundamental ideas and create lessons and units that fit their individual students, grade level, and particular courses.

MAJOR TOPICS INCLUDE:
❖ USHMM Guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust and Genocide
❖ Origins and development of antisemitism
❖ Hands-on activities with USHMM online exhibitions
❖ Turn-key lesson plans and materials

BREAKOUT SESSIONS INCLUDE:
❖ Holocaust Survivor Testimony
❖ Literature of the Holocaust in a MS/HSClassroom
❖ Connections of the Holocaust to ModernConflicts
❖ Nazi Propaganda

REGISTER NOW: Cost: $25.00
Registration fee includes light breakfast, lunch, and materials.
Reserve your spot by the deadline of January 7th, 2019, via: http://www.hrcbuffalo.org/tackling-a-tough-topic-teaching-the-holocaust-in-yourclassroom/
Payment can be made via check or credit card. Checks can be mailed to the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo, 338 Harris Hill Road, Suite 108, Williamsville, NY 14221
Registration questions to Mandy Weiss : mandy@buffalojewishfederation.org

Details

Date:
January 17
Time:
7:45 am - 4:15 pm
Cost:
$25
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Website:
http://www.hrcbuffalo.org/tackling-a-tough-topic-teaching-the-holocaust-in-your-classroom/

Organizer

Mandy Weiss
Phone:
716.241.4221
Email:
mandy@buffalojewishfederation.org

Venue

UB Center for Tomorrow
101 Service Center Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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