Students define confirmation bias and examine why people sometimes maintain their beliefs in the face of information that contradicts their understanding.
Students analyze a painting by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak and reflect on how art can be used to remember and revisit experiences.
Students analyze a self-portrait by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak and reflect on how art can be used as a tool to understanding historical moments.
Through a close reading of diary entries, students learn about the spread of misinformation among Jews during the Holocaust caused by the Nazis’ control of information.
"Students explore the artwork of a young man imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto and consider the value of creative expression as a means to cope with oppression. "