Dr. Alexandra Marchel’s article documents the work of the Holodomor National Awareness Tour (Canada-Ukraine Foundation), which runs an award-winning mobile classroom that travels across Canada, raising public awareness on the history of the state-orchestrated famine in Soviet Ukraine from 1932-1933. Marchel explores her experience working as Program Manager and Educator for this public history project, a project that goes beyond the traditional walls of a classroom to show history as an act of creating civic engagement. She speaks about her pedagogical practice, which is to invite students to think critically about the patterns and dynamics of past and present genocides, and to foster discussions that have students reflect on their roles as active citizens safeguarding human rights in their communities.
"The Holodomor National Awareness Tour: A Reflection on Teaching,"
The Councilor: A National Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 0:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol0/iss1/5