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70 Years Ago, Today

70 Years Ago, Today

If you noticed Discovery airing programing like Schindler’s List and other holocaust related content over the past week, it’s no coincidence.  Today Discovery Communications is honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day – which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Last week, Joe posted a number of resources for teaching about the

Teaching the Holocaust 70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz: Contextualize the history.Translate statistics into people.

Update: USC Shoah Foundation & Discovery Education are hosting Auschwitz: The Past is Present Virtual Experience this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT). Click here to register. Holocaust survivors, teachers, and students gathered this past January in Poland to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Now, you are invited to participate in the

Enter the Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Today

The USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education present Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Enter today for your chance to join an international group of educators on a once-in-a-lifetime professional development experience taking place in Poland on January 24-27, 2015 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Enter today

T+L ‘07 Middle School Winner

Coincidentally, each of this year’s T+L Student Moviefest winners have tied their PSA’s addressing “How Can One Person Make a Difference?” to a historical quote or event. None is stronger than Bloomington, Indiana’s Lora Batchelor Middle School production: “Eva Mozes Kor – Making a Difference.” Eva is a Holocaust survivor. She survived Auschwitz and Mengele’s

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