3rd Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar - Monday, august 17th - Thursday, August 20, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT)
IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL LEARNING:
Teaching about the Holocaust through Art, Photography, Literature, Film, and more
REGISTER FOR ONE, TWO, THREE, OR FOR ALL FOUR DAYS BY USING THE LINKS BELOW.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Dr. Robert Rozett, Senior Historian, Yad Vashem – “Icons of the Holocaust”
Dr. Rozett will explain the importance of icons (example: Anne Frank, Schindler’s List, Night by Elie Wiesel) when teaching about the Holocaust and the problems, challenges, and pitfalls that can occur when there is missing information for your students.
Lori Gerson, Yad Vashem Educator – “Digital Resources Developed by Yad Vashem for Educators”
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Liz Elsby, Art Educator, “Using Art to Effectively Teach about the Holocaust”
Liz will give the participants teaching models and ideas for furthering student exploration and responses when teaching about the Holocaust. This approach is based on the experience of the individual - using a medium that appeals not just to the intellect, but also penetrates straight to the heart. Art can broaden our student’s empathy and understanding of the Holocaust, while inspiring them to create their own artistic response to what they are learning and experiencing.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Sheryl Ochayon, Echoes & Reflections Project Director, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem
Sheryl will present two sessions: “Using Photography of the Victims and the Perpetrators” and “The Auschwitz Album.”
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Jackie Metzger, Educator, “The Use of Poetry in Holocaust Education”
Jackie will speak about how the use of poetry can achieve a connection for students between the historical facts and the “larger questions” such as decisions, dilemmas, and empathy.
Sheryl Ochayon, Echoes & Reflections Project Director, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, “The Use of Films via Digital Learning and in a Classroom Setting”
Sheryl will explain the benefits and pitfalls of use of film in curriculum designed for Holocaust Education.
Each session is three hours totaling three Professional Development Hours – 3 PDH per day.
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