Teaching About the Holocaust - Seminar for Educators

Nov2014SeminarFlyerImage highlightNovember 14 & 15 at Rochester High School in Rochester, WA.  Offered in partnership with the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Keynote speaker: Jeannie Opdyke Smith, daughter of Polish rescuer Irene Gut Opdyke, will share her mother's story.  Presentations by Holocaust Center staff and USHMM Fellows.  Seminar will provide educators with the background information and tools they need to teach the Holocaust effectively in their classrooms. Geared to teachers in 5th grade and up.  Clock hours available.

Attend either or both days:

Friday, Nov. 14

5:00pm - 6:30pm - "Using Testimony in the Classroom"

7:00pm - 8:30pm - Keynote presentation from Jeannie Opdyke Smith

Saturday, Nov. 15

8:30am - 3:30pm - Sessions include practical lessons and acitivities for the classroom, background context. and considerations for today's world.

Lunch, clock hours, and lots of materials included!

$20 registration fee



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Funding for this seminar has been provided by:

The Conference on Material Claims Against Germany, Comcast/NBC
Universal, and Shemanksi Foundations.

Special thanks to the Lucky Eagle Casino for providing hotel rooms.