What I learned in kindergarten today about the Holocaust
Education Minister Shay Piron’s controversial plan to introduce mandatory K-12 Holocaust studies has drawn a range of responses from educators. How do you teach the Shoah to preschoolers?
In recent weeks, media outlets have been filled with discussions about Education Minister Shay Piron’s plan to make Holocaust education mandatory, starting in kindergarten. Many parents are upset, saying the subject is inappropriate for young children. Many others are pleased that teachers will finally be getting guidance on what is and isn’t appropriate to tell children of various ages.