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*Site Report for the Anne Frank: A History for Today Educational Experience


ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY – West Virginia University Erickson Alumni Center – October, 2015 A CDCE Social Justice Program

WVU College of Education and Human Services Dean Gypsy Denzine, CDCE director, Dr. Robert A. Waterson, and Anne Frank USA education specialist Beth Slepian.


COLLABORATION BETWEEN COLLEGES, DEPARTMENTS, AND CENTERS Keynote Address

Dr. Jennifer Orlikoff - The Societal Implications of Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Women

Dr. Robert A. Waterson, director of CDCE delivers the opening welcome to the Anne Frank: A History for Today program at WVU


Dean Denzine presents a brief statement of the importance of the CDCE and the Anne Frank: A History for Today program for the college, university, and community


SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Waterson presents the 2015 CDCE Civitas Society Award to Dr. Carolyn Brejwo

Dr. Waterson presents the 2015 CDCE Model Scholar-Teacher Award to Mr. Trevor Baldwin


Dr. Waterson presents the 2015 CDCE Model Scholar-Teacher Award to Mr. Brian O’Connell

WVU adjunct instructor and CDCE 2015 Civitas Society Award winner Dr. Carolyn Brejwo visiting with 2013 CDCE Scholar-Teacher Mr. Matt Cox before the opening session of the Anne Frank: A History for Today program.


Teaching & Learning

Dean Denzine and Social Studies Methodology Students

Students learning from Anne Frank USA Public Education Expert Ms. Beth Slepian


Curriculum & Instruction

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A few of the CEHS Social Studies Methodology students who provided critical instruction to over 650 (5-12) students


History

Dr. Waterson discussing with media why Anne Frank is an essential topic for today‌.


Literacy Education

Mr. Ethan Kline, former CEHS student, presents a writing assignment for his students utilizing three modalities of learning; the Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibit, the Anne Frank: A short Life DVD, and the book Anne Frank: Ten Days. Implementing these different methods of learning reflects a diverse and powerful manner for all students. In addition, the Governors’ room in the WVU Erickson Alumni Center is not a bad environment to enjoy while working on an assignment.


Outreach & Engagement

Dr. Waterson welcomed to WVU over 650 students (5-12) to the Anne Frank: A History for Today Program during the month of October. In total, over a thousand West Virginia citizens participated in this educational experience.

Dr. Waterson and Alison Thomas discussing the program schedule for the opening of the Anne Frank: A History for Today program held at West Virginia University.


WVU Center for Democracy and Citizenship Education Director, Robert A. Waterson, Ph.D.

*A special recognition and thank you to Madam Secretary Kay Goodwin and the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts for continuing support and promotion of CDCE Civic Literacy Programs.

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