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Holocaust and Human Behavior

June 23, 2020 to June 25, 2020
Holocaust and Human Behavior
Tennessee

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Course Type:
Seminar
Event Fee:
$0.00

Holocaust and Human Behavior

In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence continue to be relevant. Studying the Holocaust allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.

In this seminar you will:

  • Learn current scholarship on the history of the Holocaust and new research focused on human behavior, group dynamics, and bias
  • Increase their ability to facilitate respectful classroom discussions on difficult issues such as racism, antisemitism, and other forms of exclusion in a way that invites personal reflection and critical analysis  
  • Engage with classroom-ready multimedia resources and learn how to build a customized unit that meets your curriculum objectives
  • Discover new teaching strategies that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully
  • Receive a free copy of Facing History’s resource, Holocaust and Human Behavior

After this seminar you will:

  • Receive coaching and support as you implement this in your classroom
  • Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, books, and streaming accessible through our free online lending library
Oak Ridge High School
1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
June 23, 2020 - June 25, 2020
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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