THE HOLOCAUST: A Human Tapestry of Voices in History is inspired by and follows the pedagogical philosophy of Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem, Israel, and is a product of my experiences during the Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators at Yad Vashem,
During a winter/spring expedition, first grade students learned about local animals’ characteristics, including body features, diet, predators, and adaptations. As a whole group students went through the entire research process focused on a local black bear.
Students in the 4th and 5th grade Crews at Sierra Expeditionary Learning School in Truckee, California studied bird and fish species of the Sierra Nevada and created field journal entries as well as a non-fiction narrative to accompany it. Students followed a performance task in which they obser