Holocaust Education Institute: Schedule



Sunday, July 13, 2014

6:30-7 PM Registration
  Meet & Greet Dessert Reception
7-8:30 PM Film followed by discussion – Karen Shawn


Monday, July 14, 2014

7:30-8 AM Continental Breakfast
8-8:30 AM Welcome/Introductions/Logistics
8:30-9:30 AM KEYNOTE: Teaching the Holocaust in Today’s Classroom,
Dr. Karen Shawn
9:30-10 AM Break
10-11:30 AM Breakout Session: Guidelines & Rationale for Teaching
the Holocaust – Lolle Boettcher & Dana Humphrey
11:30-12 PM Lunch
12-1:15 PM KEYNOTE: History of the Holocaust, Jessica Rockhold
1:15-1:30 PM Break
1:30-4:30 PM 3 Breakout Sessions on teaching the Holocaust
Dana Humphrey, Lolle Boettcher & Dan Reich
4:30-6 PM Networking and Reflection
6-7 PM Dinner
7-8:30 PM No Way Out, a readers’ theatre presentation
followed by discussion. Selected educators
participating in the Institute will read the piece.


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

7:30- AM Breakfast
8-10 AM Bus trip to St. Louis Holocaust Museum
and Learning Center
10:30 -12:30 PM Tour of the St. Louis Holocaust Museum
and Learning Center
12:30-2 PM Survivor Speaker followed by question and answer session
2:15-4:30 PM Two Breakout Sessions on using survivor
testimony in the classroom – Jessica Rockhold & Karen Shawn
  Dinner & Networking
7 PM Bus returns to Columbia


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

7:30-8 AM Breakfast
8-10 AM KEYNOTE:  Literature in the Classroom – Dr. Karen Shawn
10-10:15 AM Break
10:15-12 PM Selecting Literature for the Classroom – Dr. Karen Shawn
12-1 PM Lunch & Networking
1-3:30 PM Three Breakout Sessions on Literature in
the Classroom, Lolle Boettcher, Dana Humphrey
3:30-4:30 PM Work time for lesson plan development
4:30-6 PM Free Time
6-7 PM Dinner
7 PM Andrea Warren, Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps
Author Talk followed by a question & answer session


Thursday, July 17, 2014

7:30-8 AM Breakfast
8-9:30 AM KEYNOTE: Using Holocaust Film in the Classroom,
Dr. Karen Shawn. Followed by a short film & discussion.
9:30-9:45 AM Break
9:45-10:45 AM The Holocaust and the Common Core State Standards,
USHMM Museum Fellows/Master Teachers –
Lolle Boettcher and Dana Humphrey
10:45-11:30 AM Work time for lesson plan development
11:30-12 PM Working Lunch
12-1 PM World Café – an interactive protocol to help participants
synthesize and process the information presented during the institute
1:00-2:00 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE – Dr. Cliff Cain:
How Teaching the Holocaust Changed the Way I Teach Everything
2-2:30 PM Institute Wrap Up and Final Evaluation