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Blog: Through Testimony
Blog Posts by Jennifer Goss
November 28, 2016As educators, we are asked to help our students effectively process the outcome of our elections and the implications it may have in their communities. In doing so, we need to find ways to provide them a safe and supportive place to understand their changing roles.
November 2, 2016The Kristallnacht pogrom was a critical turning point on the path to genocide, and all of our #IWitnessChat participants agreed that using testimony is a meaningful way for students to understand and connect with the event. Hearing survivors’ detailed accounts of this night makes it much more accessible to students.
About Jennifer Goss
Jennifer Goss teaches AP U.S. Government and Politics, Virginia/U.S. History and a Holocaust and Genocide Studies elective at Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, Va. Goss has a Master's in Holocaust & Genocide Studies and is an United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellow. She uses Echoes and Reflections, the multimedia Holocaust education program co-produced by USC Shoah Foundation, ADL and Yad Vashem, and leads Echoes and Reflections teacher training sessions. Goss has also authored multiple IWitness activities including New Beginnings: Journey to America and Information Quest: Kristallnacht.