An Educator Toolkit for using Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass A Children’s Picture Book Written by Meg Wiviott and Illustrated by Josée Bisaillon HCPGH Staff Contributer: Emily Bernstein, Education Outreach Associate This November marks the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass, also known as the November Pogroms: On November 9–10, 1938, Nazi leaders unleashed … Continue reading An Educator Toolkit for using Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

Classical Music and Holocaust History

By Emily A. Bernstein, Education Outreach Associate, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh September was Classical Music Month, and the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh would like to honor this celebration of music beyond the month of September, through learning and remembrance. Classical music was and remains an important lens through which to study and understand the human … Continue reading Classical Music and Holocaust History

Teachers Using Comics to Teach the Holocaust: Nick Haberman

Nick Haberman Let’s start with an easy question – please state your name, where you teach, and what grade level(s)/ subject(s) you currently teach… Nick HabermanShaler Area High School“Holocaust: Background, Tragedy, and Aftermath” (11-12) and “Multicultural Studies” (9-12) How have you used CHUTZ-POW! Superheroes of the Holocaust in the classroom? How were you introduced to … Continue reading Teachers Using Comics to Teach the Holocaust: Nick Haberman