Teaching students about the Holocaust

Posted on Jul 24, 2016

Published in the July 22, 2016 Santa Maria Times. “The past is the best prophet of the future,” wrote English poet Lord Byron, and nothing in our past speaks more poignantly to this than the Nazi Holocaust. But like many other important historical events, it appears to me students coming out of our local K-12 educational system know very little about this most terrible crime in human history. I often teach a lesson on the Holocaust as a...

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