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Seeing The Humanity in Each of Us: The Lessons of the Armenian Genocide

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Calendar   Workshops
Location St. Sarkis Armenian Church
Date Fri, Feb 2, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Duration   8h

Seeing the Humanity in Each of Us: The Lessons of the Armenian Genocide Teacher Workshop

  • Open to any secondary teacher in the State of Texas, at no cost (the program is funded by the THGAAC’s 2023 Education Grant)
  • Professional development credit is available
  • Registration and coffee/pastries will take place 8:00-8:30
  • Virtual attendance is an option, but live attendance is suggested
  • This workshop will be presented by experts from The Genocide Education Project, who will equip teachers with the lessons, knowledge, and skills to confidently teach the Armenian Genocide requirements included in the World History TEKS since 2018. The workshop will include:
    • Lessons on how to teach about the genocide and fulfill the TEKS requirements
    • Historical background of Armenia and the Armenian Genocide
    • Armenian Genocide survivor descendant testimonies
    • History of Armenians in Texas
    • Tour of the St. Sarkis Armenian Church complex
    • Armenian lunch (in person only)
    • A copy of the historical fiction novel The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian (in person only)

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