Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project at the Anne Frank Exhibit

The Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project will present “Reading and Writing the Holocaust:…

Georgia (Feb 12, 2004) — Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project at the Anne Frank Exhibit

Stacie Janecki

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Contact: Stacie Janecki‚ Program Coordinator‚ 770−499−3654

The Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project will present “Reading and Writing the Holocaust: Teaching Strategies for the 21st Century‚” at the “Anne Frank in the World” exhibit. The workshop for educators will be Thursday‚ March 4‚ at 6 p.m. at KSU Center‚ 3333 Busbee Drive‚ Kennesaw 30144.

Workshop participants will tour the exhibit and view a related film. Following the film‚ they can choose from four breakout sessions‚ each focused on a different method for teaching the Holocaust. Sessions include using picture books to teach younger students‚ examining photographs‚ writing strategies for students and a discussion of the Gerda Weissmann Klein memoir‚ “All But My Life.” Participants will receive a packet of information and teaching aids for use in their classrooms.

KMWP teacher coordinators of the workshop are Renee Kaplan of Mabry Middle School and Andrew Smith of Pebblebrook High School.

For more information or reservations‚ call 770−499−3654 or e−mail kmwp@kennesaw.edu.

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The Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project‚ sponsored by Kennesaw State University’s English Department‚ has been a National Writing Project site since 1994. The KMWP supports the national teachers−teaching−teachers program aimed at improving writing instruction from kindergarten through college by encouraging teachers’ own development as writers through classroom−based research on writing instruction.


 

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