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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Webinar
Date Mon, Jun 7 (all day)
Duration   1d

In 2020, a virtual funeral held by an Illinois synagogue was disrupted by the posting of neo-Nazi images, a white supremacist interrupted a webinar about antisemitism hosted by a Massachusetts Jewish student group, and a similar incident occurred in California at an online class hosted by a JCC— only a snapshot of the multitude of harrowing events reported in ADL's latest Audit of Antisemitic Incidents.

Antisemitism continues to be a pervasive problem in society and it is crucial that educators have the tools to give students the capacity to recognize and confront this hate in their schools and communities.

Sign up for Echoes & Reflections' June 3-Part Online Course: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, for a self-paced and facilitator-guided exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support teaching about contemporary antisemitism and its connections to Holocaust history.

Three interactive learning modules released over three weeks. Registration closes at 9am Eastern Time on Wednesday of the first week of the course, or when the course reaches capacity.

Module I: First Week of the Course
Module II: Second Week of the Course
Module III: Third Week of the Course
Optional Final Project due the Fourth Week of the Course

This program introduces learners to:

  • Classroom-ready comprehensive print and online resources
  • Sound pedagogy for teaching about the Holocaust
  • Instructional pathways to help students learn about the complex history of the Holocaust
  • Background information on the history of antisemitism
  • Strategies to incorporate a range of primary sources, including visual history testimony, to classroom instruction

All the Details:

  • Program includes three interactive modules released over three weeks
  • Approximately 6 hours to complete in total – at no cost
  • Proceed at your own pace each week, be supported by an instructor, and enjoy interaction with other educators
  • Receive a certificate of completion and join a network of educators teaching about the Holocaust and genocide
  • Final module includes additional time to complete optional project for a 10-hour certificate
  • Upon completion (6 or 10 hours), option to earn graduate-level credit through the University of the Pacific. Learn more here.

Register here.

Echoes & Reflections delivers value to both experienced Holocaust educators who are supplementing their curricula and for teachers new to Holocaust education.

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