CCSS Conference Workshops

The Genocide Education Project at the California Council for the Social Studies Conference
March 4-6, Costa Mesa, CA

CCSS Conference Workshops:

The Ten Stages of Genocide and the Armenian Case
Saturday, March 5, 10:15 – 11:15 AM

Explore guidelines for teaching about genocide using the United Nations definition of genocide and the “Ten Stages of Genocide” by Dr. Gregory Stanton. We’ll discuss how educators can present the subject to students responsibly and constructively using primary source documents and to construct effective lesson plans.

The Armenian Genocide: A Centennial Perspective
Saturday, March 5, 4:45 – 5:45 PM

The Armenian Genocide began in 1915 and was carried out under the cover of WWI. Learn how this major crime against humanity was carried out and why it is considered by historians as the prototype genocide of the modern era.