Using Primary Sources to Teach about the Holocaust

Monday, March 6
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown - Room 412

836305

Angela Hartman
Hutto ISD - Librarian

843132

Esther Hurh
Anti-Defamation League - Trainer & Consultant

Summary

Echoes and Reflections, a Holocaust education program developed by the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation and Yad Vashem, provides secondary educators professional development and multimedia resources to develop the knowledge, capacity and practice required to responsibly and effectively teach about the Holocaust. In this session, we will explore the pedagogy of teaching about the Holocaust through the exploration of visual testimony and other primary source materials available in Echoes and Reflections including, photographs, poetry, diaries and memoir. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the value of using such materials in the classroom.

Event Type:
Sessions
Format:
Workshop
Track:
Instruction
Tags:
history genocide cpe credit

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