Echoes and Reflections: Leaders in Holocaust Education Professional Development for Teachers

Staff DevelopmentEchoes and Reflections is a professional development program designed to help teachers effectively educate students about the Holocaust and its impact. The workshop will be hosted at UNT on Friday, November 4 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and will be presented in the Willis Library Forum. Kim Klett, a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Regional Education Corps, will lead the workshop. Designed in 2005, the program "prepares teachers to teach the complex history of the Holocaust in a way that stimulates engagement, critical thinking, and understanding among students." It incorporates effective teaching techniques and methods with resource-intensive content such as survivor testimonies and photographs and has prepared nearly 30,000 educators to teach about the Holocaust since its introduction in 2005. All participants will receive a copy of a comprehensive Teacher's Resource Guide. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, email Jo Monahan at Jo.Monahan@unt.edu or call at (940) 565-3955. Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:30am to 3:00pm Willis Library Room 140
Start Date/Time:2016-11-04 09:30:00
End Date/Time:2016-11-04 16:00:00
Source:University of North Texas
URL:http://www.library.unt.edu/events/public-services/echoes-and-reflections-leaders-holocaust-education
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.5(A), 4.5(B), 4.23(A), 4.23(B), 7.7(E), 7.23(A), 7.23(B)
Topics:World War II, Texas Since World War II

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