Pigeon - Moral Decision Making during the Holocaust 

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Monday, November 6th, 2023
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Program Description

A VHEC educator will travel to your classroom to present this workshop, free of charge. The workshop features an award-winning Canadian short film, entitled Pigeon, followed by an interactive presentation and discussion. Students learn about the systematic persecution of Jews in France and acts of rescue during the Holocaust. Questions by the workshop facilitator foster critical thinking and ideas about social responsibility and the choices we make.

Sessions run 60 minutes for secondary school classes, 45 minutes for elementary school classes, or as per agreement with the Centre.

  • Recommended for students in grades 6 to 12
  • Recommended class size of a maximum of 30 students
  • Free of charge , thanks to the generous sponsorship of Summit Ice

For more information and bookings visit: https://www.vhec.org/school-programs/classroom-workshops/


Big Ideas
  • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies.
  • Emerging ideas and ideologies profoundly influence societies and events.
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    6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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    Free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of Summit Ice.