Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Gerda Klein speaks to students

Posted by: Margaret Lincoln // Category: Michigan,Video conference // 3:02 pm

Photo courtesy of Battle Creek Enquirer (John Grap)

Gerda Klein’s morning presentation to over 1900 Michigan students was also streamed live and archived on the Internet by Merit Network in Ann Arbor. During a follow-up luncheon, students shared with Mrs. Klein their plans for service projects that will be undertaken as a result of having read All But My Life. 

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Merit to stream April 16 presentation

Posted by: Margaret Lincoln // Category: Michigan,Project background,Video conference // 5:27 pm

Merit NetworkWhen Gerda Weissmann Klein speaks at the W.K. Kellogg Auditorium in Battle Creek on Monday, April 16, 2007, 10:30 AM EDT, students from all over the state of Michigan and throughout the United States will be able to view her presentation. The event will be streamed LIVE over the Internet and Internet2 by Merit Network and will be available in RealMedia, Windows Media, Quicktime, and MPEG2 Multicast format.

Friday, February 23, 2007

Michigan schools join blog

Posted by: Margaret Lincoln // Category: Michigan // 11:42 am

USHMM profile of Holocaust education in MichiganMichigan students discuss All But My Life and look forward to Gerda Klein’s visit to Battle Creek in April. The schedule below previews discussion topics and activities taking place in the community.

  • February 1: Begin reading All But My Life.
  • February 28: Complete introduction section on blog.
  • March 7: After-school showing of One Survivor Remembers at Lakeview High School.
  • March 8: Post to blog sections on Historical Relevance, Life and Religion, the Power of Good, the Power of Evil.
  • March 13: Complete blog postings on Family and Friendship, Individual Characters PLUS respond to at least five other previous comments by other bloggers.
  • March 20: Read and respond to previous postings.
  • March 23: Begin brainstorming ideas for service project.
  • March 27: Complete service project planning.

In addition to participants from Lakeview HS and members of the Lifelong Learning program from Battle Creek’s Kellogg Community College, we welcome the following schools and individuals to the All But My Life blog:

Harper Creek HS
Legg MS
Pennfield HS
Starr Commonwealth
US Holocaust Museum Teacher Fellows Darryle Clott and Bill Younglove

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