TOLI Blog

2020
Aug 27

While the health crisis prevented 27 teachers from attending the national seminar in New York in June, the participants have enthusiastically embarked on a yearlong journey together reading, writing, and sharing classroom lessons via TOLI’s website and over Zoom. In June and July, participants introduced themselves online and read and responded to TOLI Senior Program [...continue]

2020
Aug 13

In Poland, an 8-week online course titled Teaching about the Holocaust and Human Right through Art will be organized by TOLI in partnership with POLIN Museum.  Yad Vashem Institute contributed to the course by sharing knowledge on the subject matter. The content of the course includes little-known stories of people and events, and a new look at literature [...continue]

2020
Aug 13

Learning from the Past – Acting for the Future Teaching about the Holocaust and Human Rights   An 11-week online engagement professional opportunity for teachers in Europe (21 September – 4 December, 2020)   Call for applications This program, developed by The Olga Lengyel Institute, in partnership with the Intercultural Institute of Timisoara and with [...continue]

2020
Aug 13

New Mexico seminar leaders, Leslie Lawner, Susan Quintana, Michelle Thompson-Lloyd, and Barb Lazar grounded their work in the Essential Question:   In times of crisis, what does it take to move from knowledge to action? As they shifted from an in-person to a virtual 3-day seminar, they worked to maximize the benefits of online learning with [...continue]

2020
Aug 13

Pam Bodnar and Gail Desler, leaders of the TOLI California seminar, shifted plans after COVID made it clear they couldn’t hold an in-person seminar as planned. Gail has served as her district’s Technology Coach, so this team was able to quickly pull together TOLI’s first full seminar held completely online. Instead of its usual week-long [...continue]

2020
Aug 13

The Mississippi Satellite opened an invitation to educators who signed up for an intensive weeklong reading, reflecting, and discussing Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. Our group comprised 16 participants from New York, Massachusetts, Texas, Alabama, and of course, Mississippi. Our first virtual meeting on Sunday, June 14, 2020, [...continue]

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