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Join us for an expanded 3-day Education Conference with multiple teacher workshops led by nationally renowned organization and presentations by local survivors on the Holocaust and human rights-related topics for the 21st century classroom.
The Educator Conference includes:
* Echoes and Reflections Teacher’s Resource Guide ($94.95 value)
[hyperlink: http://echoesandreflections.org ]
* IWitness Introduction & Lesson Activities by Shoah Foundation [hyperlink: http://iwitness.usc.edu ]
* Presentations by local human rights organizations
* Holocaust Survivor speakers
* Dallas Holocaust Museum Education Packet
* Transportation & Tour of Dallas Holocaust Museum
* CPE certification
* All meals, beverages and snacks
$25 registration fee required. Fee waived for Title I schools. Limited hotel scholarships available.
For more information and registration, please send Dr. Charlotte Decoster an eMail or view the event flyer and schedule.
TWO STEP REGISTRATION PROCESS:
1. Register online at Education Service Center Region 10 [ hyperlink http://www.region10.org/workshop-registration/event-Detail/?productID=8a8a81354d6da220014d71977da73897 ]
2. Fill out the online application. [ hyperlink https://dallasholocaustmuseum.formstack.com/forms/untitled_form]
For more information, send Charlotte Decoster an eMail . Download the informational flyer. [hyperlink: document attached to email]
This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Educator Museum Orientations are for educators and school administrators considering bringing their students to the Museum and for those who have already scheduled a visit. The education staff highly recommend that educators attend orientation at least once each school year. Orientation is required annually for all educators of 5th grade school groups visiting the Museum.
During orientation the education staff will prepare educators to use the Museum as an extension of the classroom. Educators will receive a teacher orientation packet, a staff-led tour of the Museum's core exhibit and rotating special exhibit, explanation of tour options and procedures. This Museum is a certified provider of CPE’s by the Texas Education Agency.
There is no charge for attending orientation, but you must be registered. Teachers may register by sending an eMail
Educator Museum Orientation Schedule for 2016:
The Dallas Holocaust Museum has quarterly rotating special exhibits in its gallery. Special exhibits cover different themes on the Holocaust and other genocides. To introduce educators to these special exhibits, the Museum holds preview nights. These events are exclusively open to all educators.
Educators will receive a tour of the new exhibit, a teacher’s guide, a short presentation by the education staff, and other curricular material that will aid educators in preparing a lesson plan on the Holocaust.
Survival in Sarajevo: La Benevolencija, June 16 through October 2016
Rebirth after the Holocaust:Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950, October 6, through January 2017
There is no charge for educators attending Special Exhibit Previews, but you must be registered. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
College Night features the special exhibition, Holocaust by Bullets. Enjoy exclusive access to the special and permanent exhibits, private docent-led tours, and special presentations by Museum Educators and Holocaust Survivor Speakers developed specifically for university groups.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s special and permanent exhibits offer professors and instructors a unique tool to expand beyond their classroom-based curriculum on topics such as:
• Human Rights
• American History - Civil Rights
• World History - Holocaust and Genocide
• Tolerance and Diversity
• Texas History - Local Civil Rights and Holocaust Survivor History
• Historical Research
• Ethics in Law, Business, and Science
College Night will be on TBD. Why share your Museum experience with middle and high school students. Reserve your college night tour RIGHT NOW and experience the Museum with other college students and professors!
You must RSVP
Educator presentations, conferences, and workshops are presented throughout the year at off-site locations. They include historical background on the Holocaust, use of primary documents, pedagogy, and curricular use and development. Topics and curricula will vary. There is no registration fee for the workshops, unless otherwise stated. Workshop attendees will receive certificates for CPE earned.
Educator Workshop Series