Israel: Carrying the Torch
Middle School Language Arts teacher Rosie Sansalone honored Holocaust survivor Werner Coppel through an educational journey through Israel from April 16 – April 28, 2017. I have multifaceted goals for the trip, one of which is to be able to share the experience with my students. In this daily blog, she shares her reflections.
About Rosie Sansalone
Rosie Sansalone has been teaching at The Summit since 2006. She is the recipient of the Robert I. Goldman Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education and Schilderink Family Faculty Chair for Distinguished Teaching. She is a 2013-2014 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellow. In her classroom, she meets the students where they are and brings them to where they could be. She incorporates the teaching of Character Education into her curriculum.
Rwanda: A Search for Understanding
Middle School Language Arts teacher Rosie Sansalone undertook a study tour of Rwanda in July and August, 2016 with 17 other teachers from the United States and Europe. These are her reflections.