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Baker completes Holocaust education workshop

Rachel Baker, a teacher at Mount Airy Middle School, completed training this summer from educators of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Baker was one of more than 200 participants who attended the 19th annual Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators, a three-day workshop for teachers hosted by the museum in mid-July. Every year, the museum trains hundreds of teachers through training programs held in Washington and around the country. Participants teamed up with museum educators and scholars in sharing rationales, strategies and approaches for teaching about the Holocaust, Nazi propaganda and antisemitism by using various media, such as literature, survivor...

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