Boston-Area teachers receive full-day training on Armenian Genocide education

teachersWatertown, MA – The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) provided a full-day workshop on teaching about the Armenian Genocide for Boston-area History and English teachers on June 10th.

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June news events bolster Armenian Genocide education and recognition
  • Michigan and Rhode Island enact laws on genocide education
  • German parliament recognizes Armenian Genocide
  • Pope Francis visits Armenia, promotes Armenian Genocide remembrance

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Massachusetts Educators Gain Insights and Resources for teaching about the Armenian Genocide

Watertown, MA, June 10 – The Genocide Education Project provided a comprehensive, full-day teacher-training workshop for Boston-area History and English teachers.
Co-hosted by Armenian Library and Museum of America, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, Watertown and Boston Public Schools, and Project Save, and with the participation of the USC Shoah Foundation, the wide-ranging workshop included a tour of ALMA and a special meeting with 106-year old Armenian Genocide survivor, Asdghig Alemian. (more…)

Social Studies & English Language Arts Educators Workshop in Boston June 10th

GenEd presented the full-day workshop “The Armenian Genocide­­ – 100 Years: Fundamentals of Teaching about the Prototype Genocide of the Modern Era through Primary Sources” for Boston-area social studies and English educators. The workshop included various approaches to teaching the subject including use of oral histories, written memoirs, essays, and interactive projects.

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Armenian Genocide Performance Advances to National History Day Finals

A Bakersfield, CA student has made her way to the final competition for National History Day with a performance called Genocide Denied; The Violent Encounter of 1915. Having won the county-level and state competitions, Fruitvale Jr. High student Lauren Bittle is now raising funds through a GoFundMe.com campaign to help attend the national contest a the University of Maryland, June 12-16.

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Teachers taking Genocide Education a Step Further
  •  Pasadena High School Mounts Commemorative Art Installation
  •  Hollister Teacher Fights Genocide Denial with Op-Ed

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GenEd Rhode Island awards 9th annual Educator of the Year Award

Providence, RI – University of Rhode Island professor, Dr. Catherine Sama, was awarded the Educator of the Year Award by The Genocide Education Project’s Rhode Island Branch. GenEd RI Branch Co-chairs Pauline Getzoyan and Esther Kalajian presented the award on April 24th during the Armenian Genocide commemoration at the Armenian Martyrs’ Memorial Monument at North Burial Ground in Providence, Rhode Island.

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GenEd Trains Educators in Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona — The Genocide Education Project led a day-long professional development workshop on Saturday, April 16th in Scottsdale, Arizona, entitled:

The Armenian Genocide ­­– 100 Years: Fundamentals of Teaching aboutthe “Prototype” Genocide of the Modern Era

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GenEd Co-Presents San Francisco’s “Day of Learning”

San Francisco, March 19, 2016 – The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) presented Bay Area high school students attending the Day of Learning two workshops entitled “They Shall Not Perish: Americans and the Child Survivors of the Armenian Genocide.”
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GenEd Reaches Scores of CA Teachers at CCSS

Costa Mesa, CA, March 4-6, 2016 – The Genocide Education Project introduced its curriculum to scores of California Social Studies teachers at the March 4-6 conference of the California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) at the Hilton Orange County.

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