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January 2021

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HMMSA Elementary Holocaust Education Workshop
HMMSA Elementary Holocaust Education Workshop 4:00pm - 6:00pm (2h)
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Starts Jan 6, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 6, 2021 at 6:00pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio (HMMSA) for this two-hour workshop reviewing Holocaust history and best practices for grades K-5 instruction.
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HMMSA Secondary Holocaust Education Workshop
HMMSA Secondary Holocaust Education Workshop 4:00pm - 6:00pm (2h)
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Starts Jan 7, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 7, 2021 at 6:00pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio (HMMSA) for this two-hour workshop reviewing Holocaust history and best practices for grades 6-12 instruction.
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DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
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Starts Jan 7, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Jan 7, 2021 at 9:00pm
Join the National Archives and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a webinar on American responses to the refugee crisis and to the Holocaust in the 1930s and 1940s.
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Communities of Hate: Why People Join Extremist Movements
Communities of Hate: Why People Join Extremist Movements 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jan 13, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 13, 2021 at 9:00am
Amid a surge in antisemitic incidents more than 75 years after the Holocaust, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and experts to learn what motivates people to join extremist groups.
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 13, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 13, 2021 at 4:00pm
Learn more about Echoes & Reflections "Gringlas Unit on Contemporary Antisemitism", which provides an inquiry-based and student-centered learning approach to teach about antisemitism and hate and make connections to Holocaust history.
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DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day 6:00pm - 8:00pm (2h)
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Starts Jan 13, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 13, 2021 at 8:00pm
Join the National Archives and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a webinar on American responses to the refugee crisis and to the Holocaust in the 1930s and 1940s.
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Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate -- New Student Course from ADL
Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate -- New Student Course from ADL 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 19, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 19, 2021 at 4:00pm
Be among the first to receive a behind-the-scenes tour of ADL's new student digital course on antisemitism, created in collaboration with Everfi. Coupled with Echoes & Reflections, this course can enrich students' learning about the Holocaust and historical and contemporary antisemitism.
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Lunch & Learn - The History of Holocaust Education: The American Approach
Lunch & Learn - The History of Holocaust Education: The American Approach 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 21, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Jan 21, 2021 at 1:00pm
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum's Lunch & Learn Series features quarterly programs on Holocaust history and human rights topics in an informal setting to encourage questions and discussion.
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1938Projekt: Developing Holocaust Curriculum in a Challenging Environment
1938Projekt: Developing Holocaust Curriculum in a Challenging Environment 1:00pm - 2:30pm (1h 30m)
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Starts Jan 24, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jan 24, 2021 at 2:30pm
Please join the Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) as they discuss the changing landscape of Holocaust education in the face of these challenges, and explore the 1938Projekt lesson modules as one tool that can provide relevance to students. Among other points, they will talk about ways that the lessons of the Holocaust can be made relevant for today’s students.
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Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate
Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 24, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 24, 2021 at 3:00pm
The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation presents "Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate: Empower students during International Holocaust Remembrance Day".
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How Did the World Respond? The Jewish Refugee Crisis
How Did the World Respond? The Jewish Refugee Crisis 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 25, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 25, 2021 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar will help educators integrate the topic of refugees into their Holocaust instruction by making connections between the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and refugee experiences today.
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Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate
Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 25, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 25, 2021 at 7:00pm
The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation presents "Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate: Empower students during International Holocaust Remembrance Day".
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Eisenhower’s Foresight: Protecting the Truth of the Holocaust
Eisenhower’s Foresight: Protecting the Truth of the Holocaust 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jan 27, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 27, 2021 at 9:00am
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Susan Eisenhower, author of "How Ike Led," to learn about her grandfather’s vigilance to preserve the truth of the Holocaust.
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Analyzing Propaganda & Teaching Media Literacy
Analyzing Propaganda & Teaching Media Literacy 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 27, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2021 at 4:00pm
With the increasing escalation of disinformation, it's essential to equip youth with media literacy skills. This Echoes & Reflections webinar provides the tools to teach about the role and impact of Nazi propaganda during the Holocaust and support students to critically analyze media in today’s world.
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Defining Genocide: Educator Workshop Part I
Defining Genocide: Educator Workshop Part I 9:00am - 10:30am (1h 30m)
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Starts Jan 30, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 30, 2021 at 10:30am
This workshop will discuss the history and ramifications of the term genocide, and its applications across multiple cases, from the Holocaust to the Canadian Indian residential schools. They will also explore rationales for teaching about genocide, and share resources to help you achieve your goals.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
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Feb 1, 2021 (All Day)
Sign up for Echoes & Reflections' first 3-Part Online Course of 2021, which includes new interactive learning tools that create a more collaborative environment for educators as they enhance their Holocaust teaching skills and guide students in building a brighter future.
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My Father Was a Nazi
My Father Was a Nazi 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Feb 2, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Feb 2, 2021 at 3:00pm
Arthur Wollschlaeger was a highly decorated German tank commander during the second World War and was awarded the Iron Cross by Adolf Hitler himself. In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, hear from his son Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger, a convert to Judaism, who will share his spiritual journey of coming to terms with his father's past.
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Liberate History: Connecting Themes of Holocaust Education and African American History
Liberate History: Connecting Themes of Holocaust Education and African American History 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Feb 4, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Feb 4, 2021 at 4:00pm
To honor Black History Month, join Echoes & Reflections and Demetrius Hobson from Liberate History, an organization that curates African American History lessons, who will share resources to support instruction of African American History in the U.S., and engage in conversations on connections to Holocaust education.
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January 2021

HMMSA Elementary Holocaust Education Workshop

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  • Wed, Jan 6, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

HMMSA Secondary Holocaust Education Workshop

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  • Thu, Jan 7, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Thu, Jan 7, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Communities of Hate: Why People Join Extremist Movements

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  • Wed, Jan 13, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism

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  • Wed, Jan 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Wed, Jan 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate -- New Student Course from ADL

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  • Tue, Jan 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Lunch & Learn - The History of Holocaust Education: The American Approach

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  • Thu, Jan 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

1938Projekt: Developing Holocaust Curriculum in a Challenging Environment

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  • Sun, Jan 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate

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  • Sun, Jan 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

How Did the World Respond? The Jewish Refugee Crisis

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  • Mon, Jan 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate

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  • Mon, Jan 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Eisenhower’s Foresight: Protecting the Truth of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Jan 27, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Analyzing Propaganda & Teaching Media Literacy

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  • Wed, Jan 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Defining Genocide: Educator Workshop Part I

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  • Sat, Jan 30, 9:00am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Feb 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

My Father Was a Nazi

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  • Tue, Feb 2, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Liberate History: Connecting Themes of Holocaust Education and African American History

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  • Thu, Feb 4, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

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