Summer Holocaust Institute: Current Methods in Teaching the Holocaust and Tolerance

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Summer Holocaust Institute: Current Methods in Teaching the Holocaust and Tolerance

Time: June 28, 2011 to June 30, 2011
Location: Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Phone: 516-571-8040 x106 or sarahcushman@holocaust-nassau.org
Event Type: institute
Organized By: Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Latest Activity: May 20, 2011

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Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

Summer Holocaust Institute: Current Methods in Teaching

the Holocaust and Tolerance

 

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County will offer its annual Summer Holocaust Institute on June 28-June 30, 2011 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Each day of this course will be divided into two sections. The morning will be spent discussing Holocaust History with the Center’s two historians, Beth Lilach, Senior Director of Education, and Dr. Sarah Cushman, Director of Youth Education. After lunch, participants will work with current secondary teachers who have implemented Holocaust and Tolerance curriculum in their classrooms for decades. Based on current historical perspectives and utilizing the most current teaching methods, this Institute is designed to help teachers effectively bring the lessons of the Holocaust to their students and to promote tolerance in their classrooms throughout the academic year.

 

Professional Development Credit: this is a 15-hour course. Inquire with your individual district to ensure you can obtain credit for participation. 

 

Cost: $200 (Lunch Included) – limited stipends available

 

Topics: 

-Jewish Life in Europe

-Historical Antisemitism

-Nazi Rise to Power

-Other Victims

-Ghettos

-Concentration and Death Camps

-Rescue and Resistance

-Liberation and the DP Era

-Holocaust Lesson Plans

-Using Literature to Teach the Holocaust

-How to respond to Bullying and Intolerance

-Using Technology and Internet Resources

 

Social Studies Standards: Standard 2 –World History; Standard 3 – Geography; Standard 5: Civics, Citizenship, and Government

 

English/Language Arts Standards: Standards 1-4 – Information and Understanding; Literary Response and Expression; Critical Analysis and Evaluation; Social Interaction

 

Health Standards: Standard 2 – A Safe and Healthy Environment

 

Please contact Dr. Sarah Cushman for more information or to register: 516-571-8040 x106 or sarahcushman@holocaust-nassau.org

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