international activities

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2016 - 2017

Chimacum Middle School, Chimacum, Washington - USA

Skype conference with 54 7th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 24

Baltimore, Maryland - USA

Skype conference with 50 elementary, middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
April 22

Highland High School, Highland, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 13 10th-12th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 20

Leesburg Elementary School, Leesburg, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 60 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 18

Washington, D.C. - USA

Skype conference with 30 elementary, middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
April 15

McKendree University, Lebanon, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 14 students from Methods of Teaching Social Science (Elementary) class.
April 6

Rock Falls High School, Rock Falls, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 90 10th-12th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 3

Maiden Middle School, Maiden, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 120 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 28

Cramerton Middle School, Cramerton, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 135 7th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 23

Cramerton Middle School, Cramerton, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 135 7th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 21

Napoleon Elementary School, Napoleon, Ohio - USA

Skype conference with 60 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 17

Natrona Virtual School, Casper, Wyoming - USA

Skype conference with 20 5th-8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 9

Boston Latin Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts - USA

Skype conference with 30 10th and 11th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 3

Westview Elementary School, Topeka, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 200 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
February 23

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Lakeland High School, LaGrange, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 80 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
February 10

Momence Junior High School, Momence, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 84 7th grade students and Simone Liebster.
January 13

Pekin Public Library, Pekin, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 100 students and members of the community and Simone Liebster.
December 30

Joseph E. Fisher Middle School, Joliet, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 90 6th-8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
December 16

Northrop High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 40 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
December 6

Midland Middle School, Sparland, IL - USA

Skype conference with 207 5th-8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
December 1

Highland High School, Highland, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 60 students and Simone Liebster.
November 9

Wawasee Middle School, Syracuse, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 150 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
October 25

Arizona Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference, Phoenix, Arizona - USA

Held at Cesar Camelback High School, the conference theme was “Global Perspectives in Our Changing World.” Exhibitors Renee Ochsner and Kristin Dickman Walter shared curriculum materials from the Arnold-Liebster Foundation website. Arizona Council for the Social Studies includes the Arnold-Liebster Foundation on its Websites of A.C.S.S. Affiliated Organizations & Classroom Resources for teachers and social studies specialists.
October 22

Illinois Council for the Social Studies, Palatine, Illinois - USA

The Fall 2016 Conference was held at Harper College. Gaye Flowers and Marge Fulton presented a teacher workshop with a Skype interview of Simone Liebster and an exhibit table provided classroom resources.
October 14

Illinois Reading Council, Peoria, Illinois - USA

Literacy advocates, educators, and researchers attended the Illinois Reading Council Conference "Reading: Unlocking Opportunities!" at the Peoria Civic Center. Marge Fulton and Gaye Flowers conducted a workshop highlighting a Skype interview with Simone Arnold Liebster, author of Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe. An exhibit table provided curriculum resources related to Ms. Liebster and her book.
September 29 and 30

Illinois Reading Council 2016, Peoria, IL
Illinois Reading Council 2016, Peoria, IL

St. Petersburg, Florida - USA

Skype conference with middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
September 5

Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, Maitland, Florida - USA

Simone Liebster discussed her book Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe with 52 members of the community and the Holocaust Center Book Club.
August 28

Carbondale Public Library, Carbondale, Colorado - USA

Skype conference with 80 students and members of the community and Simone Liebster.
August 8

>> Educator Comment

Queensland - Australia

Skype conference with 50 students and members of the community and Simone Liebster.
August 5

Twinsburg, Ohio - USA

Skype conference with middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
July 22

Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, Maitland, Florida - USA

Simone Liebster was the special guest speaker for the monthly series, "I Remember: Eyewitness to the Holocaust." 255 attendees also viewed the traveling exhibits Jehovah's Witnesses—Faith Under Fire and Who Am I? Young Minds Forced to Choose which are on exhibit from June-August at the Holocaust Center.
June 26

Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, Maitland, Florida - USA

Jehovah's Witnesses—Faith Under Fire is on exhibition from June 1 through August 31.
June 1

Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, Maitland, Florida - USA

Who Am I? Young Minds Forced to Choose is on exhibition from June 1 through August 31.
June 1

Lakeland High School, LaGrange, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 74 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 25

Prince Chapman Academy, Fort Wayne, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 26 5th and 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 24

>> Student Project

Troy Junior High School, Troy, Ohio - USA

Skype conference with 27 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 23

>> Educator Comment

North Lenoir High School, La Grange, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 35 high school students and Simone Liebster.
May 20

Northridge Middle School, Middleburg, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 360 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 17

Beveridge Magnet School, Omaha, Nebraska - USA

Skype conference with 330 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 10

Maiden Middle School, Maiden, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 122 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 4

Library of Congress Teacher Workshop, Pekin, Illinois - USA

The workshop theme was "Teaching With Primary Sources" and was held at Pekin Library. Marge Fulton presented the experience of Jehovah?s Witnesses, which included a Skype interview with Simone Liebster.
April 30

Leesburg Elementary School, Leesburg, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 60 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 28

Ashe County High School, West Jefferson, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 22 11th and 12th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 22

Union Intermediate School, Clinton, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 48 5th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 20

West Noble Middle School, Ligonier, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 90 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 15

West Noble Middle School, Ligonier, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 90 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 14

Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona - USA

Genocide Awareness Week was held on April 11-16. The Arnold-Liebster Foundation presented "Jehovah's Witnesses—Faith Under Fire - Eyewitness Testimony" by Kristin Dickman Walter and Renee Ochsner and focused on an interview with Simone Liebster. 156 attendees visited an exhibit table and viewed the traveling exhibit Jehovah's Witnesses—Faith Under Fire which is on display in the Student Center through April 30.
April 12

>> Educator Comment

Simone Liebster tells North Carolina teachers her story
Simone Liebster relates her story to educators, students, and members of the community at Scottsdale Community College

Basalt Middle School, Basalt, Colorado - USA

Two Skype conferences with 120 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 8

Pekin Community High School, Pekin, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 55 9th-12th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 6

Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona - USA

Jehovah's Witnesses—Faith Under Fire is on exhibition from April 1-30.

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Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 13 students and Simone Liebster.
March 28

Chimacum Middle School, Chimacum, Washington - USA

Skype conference with 67 7th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 25

Annawan High School, Annawan, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 70 8th, 10th, and 11th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 17

>> Educator Comment

Jamieson Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 65 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 14

>> Educator Comment

Illinois Council for the Social Studies, Decatur, Illinois - USA

The Spring Conference was held at Millikin University. Gaye Flowers presented a teacher workshop featuring a Skype interview with Simone Liebster and an exhibit table provided curriculum resources.
March 11

North Carolina's Center for the Advancement of Teaching "Gathering of Holocaust Educators" - USA

This four-day program was held on March 3-6 in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Teachers were helped to focus on the power of individuals' personal stories as an effective vehicle for teaching the Holocaust. Diana Zientek presented the experience of Jehovah's Witnesses, highlighted by a Skype interview with Simone Liebster.
March 5

Simone Liebster tells North Carolina teachers her story
Simone Liebster tells North Carolina teachers her story

Bloomington, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 73 elementary, middle, high school, and college students and Simone Liebster.
February 27

Bridges High School, Carbondale, Colorado - USA

Skype conference with 35 9th-12th grade students and Simone Liebster.
February 24

Mary Miller Junior High School, Georgetown, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 250 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
February 19

>> Educator Comment

Lakeland High School, Lagrange, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 90 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
February 11

>> Student Project

>> Educator Comment

Manatee High School, Bradenton, Florida - USA

Skype conference with 90 11th grade students and Simone Liebster.
February 4

Gillespie Middle School, Gillespie, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 100 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
January 25

Passaic Valley Regional High School, Little Falls, New Jersey - USA

Skype conference with 37 high school seniors and Simone Liebster.
January 22

>> Educator Comment

Spoke with Simone Arnold Liebster, author of
Spoke with Simone Arnold Liebster, author of "Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe"

Passaic Valley Regional High School, Little Falls, New Jersey - USA

Skype conference with 37 high school seniors and Simone Liebster.
January 21

>> Educator Comment

Bucharest - Romania

"Interview With Simone Liebster About Max Liebster"
Article from Luceafarul published on January 1, 2016.
With permission by Tudor Petcu.
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