Summer Workshop for Educators in Columbus, June 12, 2018
The Ohio Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education Workshop Agenda:
- 9:15-11am: Teaching the Holocaust: The Echoes and Reflections Curriculum - Sarah Weiss, Executive Director of the Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education
- 11:15-12:15: Teaching About Genocide - Bradley Beach, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy, Walsh University
- 1:00-1:45pm: Using the Diary of David Sierakowiak in the Classroom - Mark B. Cole, PhD, History, Cleveland State University
- 2:00-3:00pm: The Miracle of Survival - Testimony of Roman Frayman, Holocaust Survivor
- 3:00-4:00pm: Introduction to Judaism - Marilyn W. Feldman, Educator
- 4:30-5:30pm: Optional visit to area Holocaust memorials at the Jewish Federation of Columbus building and Ohio State House.
- 7:900-8:30pm: Dates of Remembrance - And the Stories that Make Them Matter* - Karen Shawn, PhD, Jewish Education, Yeshiva University
*Evening presentation is free and open to the public.
Sarah Weiss, Executive Director of The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, will facilitate the Echoes and Reflection portion of the workshop. Echoes and Reflections prepares educators to teach the complex history of the Holocaust in a way that stimulates engagement, critical thinking and personal understanding among students. This comprehensive multimedia program delivers professional development and a rich array of interactive resources for middle and high school teachers. Echoes and Reflections is a joint program of the Anti-Defamation League, USC [University of Southern California] Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem.
Attendees will receive access to the Echoes and Reflections web resources, which includes visual history testimonies, and an expansive website with supplementary multimedia assets and supportive tools for educators. The program is organized around ten themes, each focusing on a different dimension of Holocaust history. Information on the program at: echoesandreflections.org
$40 per person fee includes workshop materials, continental breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Registration / Continental Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:00am
Workshop: 9am - 4:30pm
Held at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209
Fill out the online form, and send a $40 check made payable to CHHE, mail to:
Sarah L. Weiss, Executive Director OCHGE
c/o The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Please register by May 31, 2018.
This program is open to all educators, students, and members of the community. A Certificate of Participation will be available at the end of the Workshop.