This course approaches Holocaust history through primary source testimony, with emphasis on local Kansas City survivors in the Witness to the Holocaust Archive at the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education. Teachers leave this course with increased personal knowledge of Holocaust history, usable classroom activities, age-appropriate resources, and a familiarity with the recorded testimonies of local Holocaust survivors. Day one of the course will be taught by Alexandra Zapruder, editor of the book Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust.
Content and activities are appropriate for junior high, middle school and high school educators ONLY. A registration fee payable to the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education covers all course materials. Participants should register by July 1, 2017.