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How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial? How is it shaped by caring, compassion, and responsibility? Using Facing History’s interdisciplinary approach to citizenship education, 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. We will move from thought to judgment to participation as we confront the moral questions inherent in a study of violence, racism, antisemitism and bigotry.
Recommended for 6th-12th grade U.S. history, world history, humanities, or English language arts.
In this seminar you will:
Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
Explore topics such as propaganda, bystander behavior, conformity and obedience
Receive a free copy of Facing History’s Holocaust and Human Behavior
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 multimedia
Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
Scholarships are available.