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July 2020

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Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories
Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 30, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 30, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston in learning how to engage students with primary sources that deepen understanding of the Holocaust and promote critical thinking skills.
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American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad
American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jul 1, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jul 1, 2020 at 9:00am
Join historians from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and George Mason University to learn about the leaders who confronted hatred overseas and at home while planting the seeds for the American civil rights movement.
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Creating Context for Teaching Night
Creating Context for Teaching Night 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 1, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 1, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Anti-Defamation League as they guide you through classroom-ready materials and instructional strategies to build confidence and capacity for teaching this powerful memoir.
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Genocides of the 20th Century
Genocides of the 20th Century 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 2, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 2, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and examine the factors that contributed to genocide and mass atrocities in the 20th century.
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Personal Narratives of the Holocaust
Personal Narratives of the Holocaust 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 7, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 7, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and survey diaries and poems written by Jewish teenagers during the Holocaust through engaging activities and strategies designed for the classroom.
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Connecting Communities: Resilience through Art with the Memory Project Productions
Connecting Communities: Resilience through Art with the Memory Project Productions 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 8, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 8, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and learn about The Memory Project Production’s Face-to-Face program, which supports students in creating visual art and portraits inspired by personal stories from Holocaust survivors.
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Perpetrators of the Holocaust: A Reassessment
Perpetrators of the Holocaust: A Reassessment 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 13, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 13, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and a historian from Yad Vashem as they seek to show that the people who became perpetrators of the Holocaust, many of them “ordinary”, were deeply influenced by the world in which they lived, the ideas that gained traction in their world, and the system that came into being under the Nazis.
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Upstanders during the Holocaust
Upstanders during the Holocaust 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 14, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 14, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and discover stories of rescue and resistance during the Holocaust through interactive activities and educational resources created for classroom use.
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History Highlights: Legalizing the Holocaust
History Highlights: Legalizing the Holocaust 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 14, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 14, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for a discussion on how Nazi Germany used the rule of law to commit mass murder during the Holocaust.
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Latinx Connections: From Museum to Classroom
Latinx Connections: From Museum to Classroom 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 16, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 16, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and develop connections from Latinx museum resources to classroom curriculum.
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Engines of Change™ Teacher Training
Engines of Change™ Teacher Training 9:00am - 4:00pm (7h)
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Starts Jul 18, 2020 at 9:00am
Ends Jul 18, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for an Engines of Change™ Teacher Training seminar.
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The Life & Art of Samuel Bak
The Life & Art of Samuel Bak 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and delve into the life and artwork of Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak through a virtual exploration of the Samuel Bak Art Gallery.
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Teaching with the Pyramid of Hate
Teaching with the Pyramid of Hate 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 4:00pm
Using primary sources from Echoes & Reflections, including visual history testimony, this professional learning opportunity examines events at each stage of the pyramid and considers how the progression might have been interrupted during the period prior to and during the Holocaust.
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Connecting Communities: Using Brain Science to Elevate How We Teach and Students Learn about the Holocaust
Connecting Communities: Using Brain Science to Elevate How We Teach and Students Learn about the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 22, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 22, 2020 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar, facilitated by the internationally recognized Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, dives into the most promising research and strategies in educational neuroscience that can inform and transform how we teach and students learn.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference
Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
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Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online
Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online 3:00pm - 4:15pm (1h 15m)
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Starts Jul 27, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 27, 2020 at 4:15pm
Join Echoes & Reflections as they explore principles of pedagogy adapted for online learning and engage with others to share and discover best practices to support students’ learning during the upcoming school year.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
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Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections
History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 28, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 28, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Felicia Williamson, Director of Library & Archives at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for a look into the museum's online archival collections.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?
Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz? 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 29, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 29, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Dr. David Silberklang, Senior Historian at the International Institute for Holocaust Research and Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Studies, as they offer an insightful look into the question of why the Allies chose not to bomb Auschwitz.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
Click for more info
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July 2020

Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories

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  • Tue, Jun 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Creating Context for Teaching Night

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Genocides of the 20th Century

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  • Thu, Jul 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Personal Narratives of the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jul 7, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops

Connecting Communities: Resilience through Art with the Memory Project Productions

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  • Wed, Jul 8, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Perpetrators of the Holocaust: A Reassessment

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  • Mon, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Upstanders during the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: Legalizing the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Latinx Connections: From Museum to Classroom

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  • Thu, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Engines of Change™ Teacher Training

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  • Sat, Jul 18, 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

The Life & Art of Samuel Bak

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching with the Pyramid of Hate

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Connecting Communities: Using Brain Science to Elevate How We Teach and Students Learn about the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference

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  • Mon, Jul 27 - Thu, Jul 30, 2020
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online

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  • Mon, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections

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  • Tue, Jul 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?

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  • Wed, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

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