Kentucky history teachers are invited to attend Teaching About the Holocaust, an event hosted by the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie, Ill.
In 2018, with the passage of House Bill 128, Kentucky joined over a dozen states in the United States that officially mandated the teaching of the Holocaust and other genocides.
Teaching about the Holocaust, genocide, human rights, and related topics is challenging, even without a pandemic.
We live from moment to moment. Moments of joy, of sorrow, of healing. Faced with challenging and uncertain times, our actions and choices in this moment will define us.
KET offers three series of videos to aid in the state requirement that middle and high school students learn about the Holocaust.
The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education and Xavier University will offer the Roma and Sam Kaltman Holocaust Studies for Educators institute June 19-23 at the center in Cincinnati. The institute provides teachers with knowledge and resources to effectively teach the Holocaust in the classroom. The course features local, national and international scholars and experts in the fields of Holocaust, [...]
Lisa Henry Lisa Henry, a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Excellence (Fayette County), has been selected for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Teacher Fellowship Program. The museum selects up to 20 educators each year from grades 7-12 who show evidence of extensive knowledge of Holocaust history, successful teaching experience and participation in community and [...]
Kentucky Educational Television will host “Echoes and Reflections: Leaders in Holocaust Education,” a professional development program for middle and high school teachers, March 17 in Lexington. Echoes and Reflections is a comprehensive Holocaust education program that prepares educators to teach about the Holocaust in a way that stimulates engagement and critical thinking and allows students to see its relevance to [...]
A social justice education retreat equipped teachers on how better to teach the lessons Holocaust and more recent genocides and how to apply them to current social justice issues.
Middle and high school teachers are invited to join KET for Echoes and Reflections, a special professional development program focusing on the Holocaust on Tuesday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to noon ET at the KET studios in Lexington. The program: promotes an interdisciplinary approach to teaching about the Holocaust to today's students addresses academic standards, including the Kentucky Core [...]