The Florida Holocaust Museum offers free teacher training across the state.
These trainings cover a variety of topics from introductory sessions for teachers who are new to Holocaust Education through more in-depth workshops on specific aspects of Holocaust history as applicable for Social Studies, Language Arts, and Character Education. Training can be conducted in-person and online. Upcoming teacher training:
- September 30 – statewide (virtual – see flyer below)
- November 4 – The Florida Holocaust Museum (Registration details coming soon)
To register: See the flyer below and register here.
Teacher Training & Programs On-Demand from The FHM
The Florida Holocaust Museum is excited to offer recordings of our teacher trainings and programs through the ON24 webcasting platform. This resource is free for educators. To access a program recording, please register using the registration links below – or download the pdf here.
Teaching about the Holocaust through Primary & Secondary Sources:
Centropa’s and The FHM’s Resources Presenters: Ursula Szczepinska, Director of Education & Research at The FHM and Lauren B. Granite, Ph.D., Director of Education, North America at Centropa
Overview: Centropa offers teachers a primary sources (annotated photographs, interviews), and secondary sources (award winning, short multimedia films, none longer than 30 minutes) that teachers use to create virtual and in-class projects for teaching digital literacy, critical thinking, and global awareness. All are free of charge. The Florida Holocaust Museum has provided Holocaust education across the state for almost 30 years. All primary and secondary sources shared by the Museum are free to teachers and students. We have digital and print content for grades K-12. Perfect for Holocaust Education Week lessons and programming, teachers use Centropa and The FHM resources to teach Holocaust, social studies, ELA, art, foreign language, filmmaking, photography, and civics.
Teaching about the Holocaust at a High School Level
Presenters: Ursula Szczepinska, Director of Education & Research at The FHM
Overview: This training originally took place on July 16, 2021 with St. Johns County Schools. This training discusses resources from The Florida Holocaust Museum and other organizations for Holocaust education at the high school level. It includes print and digital resources based on primary sources for different grades at a high school level.
Genocide in the 20th Century: A Case Study of Rwanda
Presenter: Ursula Szczepinska, Director of Education & Research at The FHM
Overview: This training took place on June 30, 2021 with the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium. It starts with guidelines for teaching about genocide, the origins of the term, and recommendations for resources that can be used in the classroom. The program then focuses on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and highlights its history as well as grade-appropriate resources based on primary sources pertaining to this genocide.
Letters from Anne & Martin
Overview: The Florida Holocaust Museum, in partnership with The Florida Department of Education, presents a virtual performance of Letters from Anne & Martin for middle and high school students.
Combining the iconic voices of Anne Frank and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this compelling production evokes the timeless message of hope for peace and a more united world. The production is a dramatic presentation of parallel worlds and kindred spirits in our history, drawn entirely from the text of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl (1947, expanded 1995) and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail (1963). This production was written, produced, and directed by The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.
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Teacher Trainings are funded in part by FDOE Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.