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Holocaust Education Materials

Explore online teaching guides, databases, classroom materials, and survivor testimonial archives from leading Holocaust institutions.

Additional resources are included in the attached pdf which was updated on June 12, 2020.

DIGITAL EDUCATION

TEACHING GUIDES & CLASSROOM RESOURCES

Thematic Poster Sets
https://www.ushmm.org/teach/poster-sets

Includes poster sets for topics such as American Witnesses, State of Deception/Nazi Propaganda, Some Were Neighbors, the Holocaust (concise history), American Responses, Early Warning Signs, Justice and Accountability, Liberation, and Rescue. Sets come with informational slides, selected readings, videos, and/or related testimony transcripts. Some sets may require educators to enter their email for digital delivery.

Teacher Guides and Resources, http://www.lamoth.org/education–resources/

Downloadable comprehensive guides that have tools to teach the Holocaust to students through Holocaust survivor testimony and primary sources, using as examples student-created short films about the lives of Holocaust survivors.

Teaching the Holocaust: Resources for Educators, https://echoesandreflections.org

Toolbox of teaching resources, including lesson plans, glossary, timeline, reflection questions for students, videos, and webinars to introduce the Holocaust in the classroom.    

Timeline of the Holocaust, https://echoesandreflections.org/timeline-of-the-holocaust/

A resource for students that chronicles key dates in the history of the Holocaust from 1933 through 1945. Additional information and primary source materials are also included for specific events. Teachers can click on the icon in the upper-right corner to find classroom instruction resources.

Classroom Materials, https://www.holocausteducation.org.uk/teacher-resources/materials/     

The Centre for Holocaust Education provides a curriculum on the Holocaust available online. There are open-access lesson plans and classroom materials that can be downloaded from the website.

Resources on Education about the Holocaust and Other Genocides, https://en.unesco.org/themes/holocaust-genocide-education

UNESCO provides educators with resources to implement Holocaust education through the various open access tools and publications of the United Nations regarding the importance of teaching such topics.