Special Programs in 2019-2020

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Remembering Our Past: Teaching Difficult History

Part 1 of a 3-part series sponsored by the Raleigh-Cary Jewish Federation and the N.C. Council on the Holocaust, in conjunction with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction

What: Part 1 of this 3-part series will examine common beliefs and biases that often affect teacher and student ability to engage in necessary but difficult historical and current event conversations. This workshop will allow participants to explore instructional strategies designed to support anti-bias education and create supportive learning environments when the curriculum calls for teaching about difficult and controversial topics such as stereotypes, prejudice, racism, and antisemitism. This session will be interactive, reflective and collaborative, while building teacher capacity to create and sustain learning environments that develop and promote a more humane and informed group of citizens.

   Who: For any interested teachers who work with students in Grades 6-12

   When: Friday, October 11, 2019 from 8:00 am-3:30 pm

   Where: Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC

   Cost: No cost to registered participants

Additional Details

Catered lunch will be provided for registered participants.

Participants may earn a certificate of participation for up to 1.0 CEU contact hours.

The NC Council on the Holocaust will reimburse school systems for the cost of substitutes.

The day’s program agenda is listed on the page Remembering Our Past:Teaching Difficult History.

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History, Holocaust, and Digital Literacy in the Global Classroom

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Where: Greensboro, NC

Cost: No cost to registered participants

Additional Details

Participants may earn a certificate of participation for .6 CEU contact hours.

The NC Council on the Holocaust will reimburse school systems for the cost of substitutes.

The day’s program agenda is listed on the page History, Holocaust, and Digital Literacy in the Global Classroom.

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