This webinar, led by a facilitator from USC Shoah Foundation, will demonstrate how to powerfully engage English language learners in the study of the Holocaust through audiovisual testimony. Drawing upon resources and content found in Echoes & Reflections and other sources, participants will learn guidelines and instructional strategies that can promote English language learners’ understanding of the Holocaust while also building academic language.
Address academic standards and incorporate a mix of instructional strategies and technologies for use in 21st century classrooms with teacher-friendly materials.
Tap into a repository of visual history testimony offering first-hand accounts from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses of the Holocaust.
Learn effective teaching strategies to help students understand what happened during the Holocaust, why it happened, and how it relates to difficult issues they face today.
Led by an experienced facilitator.
“The ultimate job of a teacher is to make connections to your students with the curriculum. … You want them to get something out of it that’s not just the facts. You want them to walk away with a personal sense of responsibility. Echoes and Reflections helps me do that.”
Social Studies Teacher
Pinebush High School
This webinar, led by a facilitator from USC Shoah Foundation, will demonstrate the power of using audiovisual testimony to promote student learning, information and digital literacy, as well as critical thinking within the context of Holocaust curriculum. Participants will learn guidelines and instructional strategies for using audiovisual testimony found in Echoes & Reflections and the IWitness website.