Monthly Archives: March 2011

Burlingame High School, Burlingame, CA March 29, 2011

by George J Elbaum Teacher Michelle Riley’s semester-long class on “Facing History” was well-prepared for my talk on the Holocaust as viewed through my eyes as a child, and the students were alert and attentive.  Since this was my first experience with … Continue reading

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Spanaway Lake High School, Spanaway, WA – March 11, 2011

By George J Elbaum The newly remodeled Spanaway Lake High School is situated in a tranquil, wooded, green lawn campus, and thus a surprising sight shortly after turning off a busy commercial thoroughfare.  An even bigger surprise was teacher Kelly Wheeler and her 3 combined Honors classes, Communication Arts … Continue reading


Washington High School, Fremont, CA – March 2, 2011

By George J Elbaum Together with Jack Weinstein of Facing History & Ourselves, I visited the humanities class of 11th and 12th graders entitled “Literature, Justice, and Society” taught by Daniel McCarthy. Dan had prepared the students well in basic … Continue reading

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