SFU Vancouver Campus (24-25th)
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (26th)
50 – 950 West 41st Avenue,
In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the history of a genocide allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. In this three-day seminar, featuring the fully revised, digital classroom resource, Holocaust and Human Behaviour, teachers will:
After this workshop you will become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia. This seminar is co-sponsored by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, British Columbia Social Studies Teachers Association and the Department of Philosophy and Department of History at Simon Fraser University.