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Bringing Human Rights into the Classroom through Exploration of the Holocaust and Virginia’s History of Racial Injustice

Photo: The Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia Teachers interested in increasing their capacities to engage students in exploring human rights in their classrooms are invited to apply to this seminar, sponsored by TOLI and supported by Loudoun County Public Schools.  Teachers will explore the complexities of the Holocaust and Virginia’s history of racial injustice, such as […continue]

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At the Crossroads: Navigating the Holocaust in Indiana’s Classrooms

Photo: Ahavath Sholom Synagogue in Ligonier, IN

Photo: Ahavath Sholom Synagogue in Ligonier, IN In this 5-day seminar, educators will explore what it means to teach the Holocaust by engaging in writing- and inquiry-based learning. Together we will examine the impact of identity, storytelling, and culture in our classrooms and in Holocaust education.  In support of the 2019 Indiana legislation requiring schools to […continue]

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Social Justice Lessons in the Heartland: Exploring the Holocaust and Human Rights in Oklahoma’s History

Photo: John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Tower Social Justice Lessons in the Heartland: Exploring the Holocaust and Human Rights in Oklahoma’s History is an inquiry-driven, writing-as-pedagogy-based seminar for educators of all levels interested in deepening their understanding of the Holocaust. Oklahoma’s diverse ethnic heritage, rich history, and the horrors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre demonstrate […continue]

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Teaching the Holocaust for Social Justice: The New Mexico Summer Satellite for Educators

This seminar, conducted with the support of The Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI), is intended to reach educators from schools across the state who are looking for meaningful ways to teach the Holocaust and other events that reflect intolerance and persecution. Participants will learn about the history of the Holocaust from exemplary lessons presented by seminar […continue]

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Worlds Apart but not Strangers: Holocaust Education and Indian Education for All

Photo: Perspective at Deer Medicine Rocks Worlds Apart But Not Strangers: Holocaust Education and Indian Education for All is designed for individuals and teams interested in finding relevance for today in Holocaust Education and Montana-mandated Indian Education for All (IEFA). In this experiential, inquiry-based seminar, participating educators will discover ways to find connections between these two […continue]

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For more information about The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI), please contact info@tolinstitute.org

TOLI is located at 58 East 79th Street in Manhattan. (get directions)