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About This Event

Time: August 4, 2020, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. CDT

Ticket: Free, Registration Required

Location: Virtual Event

Co-presented with:

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  • Students learn about Holocaust history at the Museum. US Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Students learn about Holocaust history at the Museum. US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Teaching about the Holocaust and its lessons has always been challenging—from holding a safe space for difficult conversations to complicating young peoples’ thinking about the roles played by individuals in the Holocaust. This spring, teaching this history to the next generation changed instantaneously due to COVID-19. The nation’s educators became digital facilitators overnight—having to navigate a vastly different and ever-changing landscape with limited resources. 

Join Museum experts to learn how the institution has addressed this unique need to offer powerful new learning experiences for students and educators during this time of profound change—all while creatively planning to meet the emerging needs of an unparalleled new school year.

Speakers
Kim Blevins-Relleva, Program Coordinator, Education Initiatives, William Levine Family Institute for Holocaust Education, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Dr. Leah Wolfson, Rosalyn Unger Director of Campus Outreach Programs, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Moderator
Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

This is a special free event for the Chicago community.

This is a free event for the Chicago community. The program is part of a special series of virtual events leading up to the 2020 Risa K. Lambert Chicago Virtual Event on September 15.

For questions, please contact the Midwest Regional Office at 202.602.9922 or midwest@ushmm.org.