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Toronto Catholic District School Board

Holocaust Education Week Educator-in-Residence visits Blessed Cardinal Newman

 

On Tuesday, November 7th, Dr. Kori Street, Senior Director of Programs and Operations at USC Shoah Foundation visited Blessed Cardinal Newman to commemorate Holocaust Education Week (Nov. 2-9).

 

Dr. Street introduced students and staff to the award-winning I-Witness program. This program was developed to inspire respect and fight hate (speech, rhetoric, etc.) through video testimonies, multimedia activities and digital resources.  Dr. Street explored and demonstrated resources and activities which can help students recognize and counter hatred. The activities used the recorded testimonies of Holocaust survivors to help students develop their empathy, curiosity and critical thinking skills.

 

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