Proceeds from “The Promise” DVD Sales benefit GenEd

Survival Pictures will donate 100% of its proceeds from the sales of The Promise DVDs purchased through special websites  iTunes and Amazon “genocideeducation” web sales of The Promise to The Genocide Education Project and other Armenian Genocide education initiatives. (more…)

GenEd Workshop at the NE Regional Social Studies Conference in Boston

The 2017 Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies welcomed educators from across the east coast with the theme, “Social Studies Matters: A Strong Citizenry Through a Well-Rounded Education.”

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GenEd & Glendale School District host 2-day teacher-training workshop

Glendale, CA – The Glendale Unified School District and The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) hosted a 2-day teacher-training workshop on Genocide education, using the Armenian Genocide as a case study.

“In my 20 years of teaching in this district, this workshop was by far the best, most informative, and most beneficial workshop of my career,” wrote Angelina Dawson, a history teacher at Rosemont Middle School.

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Bay Area Applauds GenEd and “The Other Side of Home”

The San Francisco Bay Area community welcomed The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) and The Other Side of Home filmmakers Naré Mkrtchyan and Iliana Guevara at events in San Francisco and Sunnyvale, November 18 & 19, 2016. (more…)

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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