WABI: Teachers learn how to teach students about the Holocaust at summer seminar
AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – About two dozen teachers from throughout the state are spending Tuesday and Wednesday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine learning how to teach students about the Holocaust.
“This allows them to have a toolbox where they can bring to light these important stories that augment and support the lessons that they’re already teaching,” said David Greenham, Associate Director of the HHRC.Read the rest of the article.
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