The Christian denominations supported the boarding or residential schools over the day school model (though they also ran many of the day schools on the reserves).
Sasha Chanoff, Co-Founder and Executive Director of RefugePoint, explains the definition of the term “refugee” and illustrates how the international community has sought to address refugee issues since the end of World War II.
Holocaust survivor, writer, psychoanalyst and scholar Dr. Anna Ornstein joins senior program associate of Jewish Education Shira Deener and Jan Darsa, director of the Facing History Center forJewish Education, for a one-hour webinar.
I have always been fascinated by the Balkan region of Southern Europe. Comprised of countries including Greece, Albania, Turkey, Romania, and more, and with people of countless religions and languages, the area is rarely studied in-depth in most high schools, and yet provides a rich cultural and historical case study. This year, with support from a Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant, I set out to develop a multimedia, project-based learning tool for use in schools that explores the history of the Balkans and how this history helps us to understand European culture and identity today.
This series of lessons is meant as a pre or post-visit activity for teachers and students visiting the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. This series explores several classic soul songs—and their social and historical contexts—during their recording throughout the civil rights movement. The stories of the artists, the music, and the lyrics provide a window into the ways that music can inspire social change.