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Fali Engineer, Zoroastrian Tradition Pay What You Can, suggested value $10 For the month of March, the Rothko Chapel presents a meditation in the Zoroastrian tradition. Led by Fali Engineer of the Zoroastrian Association of Houston, this session will explore contemplative practices from the Zoroastrian perspective. About the series: Since September 2005, on the first Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm, the Rothko Chapel hosts a meditation or contemplative practice focusing on a different spiritual or faith tradition featuring teachers and religious leaders from throughout the greater Houston community. The Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions series provides opportunities for visitors to learn more about a specific spiritual or faith tradition, and experience a related meditation or contemplative practice, such as prayer, chanting, etc. To learn more about the series and see upcoming events, click the following link: http://rothkochapel.org/experience/twelve-moments-series/
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UPCOMING PROGRAM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018| 4:30 - 7:30 PM CZECH CENTER MUSEUM HOUSTON 4920 SAN JACINTO STREET| HOUSTON, TX 77004 WHAT IS ECHOES & REFLECTIONS? Echoes & Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust educational materials and dynamic content, empowering teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future. We offer a variety of ways to examine critical themes of the Holocaust, including lesson plans, online videos, printable documents, and survivor testimonials that can be used individually or as a larger course of study. WHY ATTEND THIS PROGRAM? This learning opportunity will prepare you to initiate the important discussions and respond to the toughest questions your students have about the Holocaust. The why. The how. download (1).jpg PROGRAM GOALS Through this program, educators will: 1. Explore a sound pedagogy for the planning and implementation of Holocaust education in the classroom; 2. Examine instructional enhancements to support student learning and understanding; 3. Discover and utilize classroom-ready digital assets including lesson plans, visual history testimonies, and additional primary source materials; 4. Enhance personal knowledge about the Holocaust, including the history of antisemitism, and 5. Build confidence and capacity to teach this complex subject. Brochure about this event: FREE Workshop: Teaching the Holocaust – A joint program of the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem: https://czechcentermuseumhouston.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/houstontx2-28-18.pdf Teacher Training Workshop - Program Goals: https://czechcentermuseumhouston.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/teacher-training-workshop-program-goals.pdf For more information and to register, contact: Sandra Samolik, email@example.com / 713-528-2060 Cost: Free Sponsored by: CZECH CENTER MUSEUM HOUSTON
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