Foundational Resources for Teaching the Holocaust 

A free webinar from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Teaching Channel.

Summary

This webinar is an introduction for educators to the classroom resources offered by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Museum staff will feature the Museum’s Guidelines to Teaching About the Holocaust and show educators how to navigate the Museum’s website and locate resources. These resources include foundational and thematic lesson plans and materials as well as resources for online and hybrid instruction. Museum staff will also provide information regarding free professional development opportunities from the Museum, including the 2021 Belfer National Conference for Educators. Attendees of the webinar will be given access to free resources for their classrooms.

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Overview

Format: Zoom Webinar

Date: May 11th, 2021

Cost: Free

Meet Our Speakers

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Bethany Nagle

Program Coordinator

Bethany Nagle is a Program Coordinator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum where she identifies the needs of teachers and manages the development of the Museum's educational resources for educators. She also assists with outreach to educators and professional development. Before coming to the museum she worked in education at various historical institutions in the DC Metro area. 

WendyAmato

Wendy Amato

Moderator

Wendy is an active teacher education specialist and uses her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction to develop and facilitate professional development and continuing education. 

 2021 Belfer National Conferences for Educators 

A free virtual conference to introduce educators to the Museum's pedagogical approach to teaching about the Holocaust.Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2021 Belfer Conference is now open! The conference is free to pre-service teachers, middle and high school educators, and community college faculty interested in teaching about the Holocaust. While the conference is designed for educators with less than five years experience teaching about the Holocaust, educators with more experience are also invited to attend.

Join a Conference Session

Session I: Wednesday, July 7–Friday, July 9
The 2021 Belfer National Conference for Educators is free to secondary school and community college faculty interested in teaching about the Holocaust using resources from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Session II: Wednesday, July 28–Friday, July 30
Belfer Alumni Next Steps National Conference for Educators is open to Belfer alumni.

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Session III: Monday, August 2–Tuesday, August 3
The 2021 Belfer National Conference for Holocaust Education Partners is free to school administrators, curriculum coordinators, librarians, curriculum developers, CHEC partners, HITE professors, online curriculum providers, AHO members, or other Holocaust education partners.

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