Holocaust and Human Behavior: A Humanized Online Experience

Posted by Mary Hendra on February 29, 2016

Join us this June for a unique new version of this powerful seminar, utilizing both online modules and face-to-face sessions explicitly designed as a “humanized” online experience. You'll be exposed to online activities and technological tools that both engage online while still focusing on building a safe and reflective learning community.

About the Seminar: Watch!

When: June 15-23, 2016 

Where: Online, using the Canvas platform |and face to face in downtown Los Angeles

  • June 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • June 16, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • June 17, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • and the evening of June 23, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 


How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? Using Facing History’s interdisciplinary approach to citizenship education, we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. We will move from thought to judgment to participation as we confront the moral questions inherent in a study of violence, racism, antisemitism and bigotry.

This is a unique seminar, utilizing both online modules and face-to-face in an explicitly designed “humanized” online experience. (Click here to learn more about what we mean by that, and watch the video above!) Participants will come together from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. June 15-17 and again the evening of June 23.   Participants do not need prior knowledge of these tools. Recommended for 7th-12th grade History, Language Arts, Media, Arts, and interdisciplinary teachers. In this seminar you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Explore topics such as bystanding/upstanding, stereotyping, the pressures for conformity, and the small steps that can lead to dismantling – or rebuilding – a democracy.
  • Receive a free copy of Holocaust and Human Behavior


After this seminar you will:

  • Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost

CLICK HERE to register

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