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Living Histories Co-Author Receives 2010 Top Teacher Award

April 27, 2010—ST PAUL, MINNESOTA—Judy Bartel, a social studies teacher at Hill-Murray High School, has received the 2010 Top Teacher Award from FOX 9 News in Minnesota.

Bartel is one of three authors of Living Histories:  Seven Voices from the Holocaust, a series of 30-minute testimonies and support materials designed to introduce high school students to seven unique stories of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.  Living Histories is available on the Institute’s website.

In addition to co-authoring Living Histories, Bartel has developed a semester-long class on the Holocaust and written a book for use with middle school students entitled The Holocaust:  A Primary Source History.

FOX 9 News story and video about Bartel's award