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Message from the Education Department


As the school year begins anew, Holocaust Museum Houston is happy to welcome back students and teachers who look to the Museum to be a space of learning, memory and hope.

We at HMH are looking forward to a very global school year, with exhibits and workshop topics ranging from Japan to Armenia to Alaska to our own backyard here in multicultural Houston. As always, we are here to help, please do not hesitate to contact us with questions, comments or suggestions.


Digital Curriculum Trunks Available


For the 2014-2015 school year, there is no fee to borrow Holocaust Museum Houston's curriculum trunks.

If you haven’t had a chance to experience our newest digital curriculum, now is your chance. Trunks containing 30 iPad minis can be borrowed for up to three weeks any time during the school year, and are available to any public, private or home school. Schools outside the local Houston area are only responsible for paying shipping..



Paper-Based Curriculum Trunks Now for Sale


What about the trunks used in previous years?

Many of you have used Holocaust Museum Houston’s paper-based curriculum trunks over the past decade. As we have now shifted to the digital curriculum trunks, we are looking for new homes for these outstanding resources. Trunks are available for purchase for $500 plus one-way shipping by any public, private or home school, as well as by non-profit organizations.






Professional Development

On Friday, October 17, as part of National Bullying Awareness Month, join the Education team for a one-day workshop to learn about utilizing Holocaust Museum Houston’s “All Behaviors Count” program in your classroom. The fee for this program is $20 per person. Register by October 15, 2014.

image 168"Ground Zero 360" Opens

“Ground Zero 360: Never Forget” consists of harrowing images, heartbreaking “missing posters” and a unique panoramic installation, inviting visitors to visualize the events in the days following the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.


Resource of the Month


ProCon.org is a free service that aims to research issues that are controversial and important and present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent and primarily pro-con format. Tackling issues ranging from “Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?” to “What Are the Solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?” ProCon.org is an accessible, fact-based tool for you and your students.

 


About Holocaust Museum Houston
Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy. Using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, we teach the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.

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