How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility?
Using Facing History’s unique sequence of study, teachers will explore the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy and ultimately the murder of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.
The seminar investigates the complexities of human behavior, judgment, memory, and how individuals can make a difference in the world today.
How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this weeklong seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. Participants will investigate the complexities of human behavior, judgment, memory, and how we as individuals and members of groups can make a difference in the world today.In this seminar you will:-Discover Common Core-aligned teaching strategies, classroom activities, and multimedia resources that support the reading of challenging texts, encourage critical analysis of primary and secondary sources, and promote ethical reflection-Explore themes such as memory, legacy, and one's "universe of obligation"After this seminar you will:-Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and online tools-Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost-Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroomThis seminar is eligible for graduate credit. E-mail email@example.com for details.