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Getting Started

Explore Museum suggestions for where to begin teaching about the Holocaust. We include resources for teaching with limited class time, for English/Language Arts, and for History classes.

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  • Find key resources including guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust, learning objectives, and introductory teaching materials.

  • Explore lesson plans and training materials organized by theme to use in your classroom.

  • Find lesson plans created for distance learning, lessons compatible with learning management systems, videos with viewing guides, and more.

Professional Learning

The Museum offers a variety of resources dedicated to promoting accurate and relevant teaching of the Holocaust. These include on-demand videos, conferences, virtual events, an active educator community, and more.

  • These videos and accompanying lesson plans have been curated by Museum historians and educators for use in middle and high school classrooms.

  • Download poster sets, covering topics like propaganda and the roles of individuals during the Holocaust, to use in your classroom.

  • These Museum websites provide a variety of ways to learn and teach about the Holocaust and other genocides and mass atrocities.

Additional Resources

Request teaching materials: Selected materials are available as hard copies. Request now.

Are you an educator looking for resources to use in your classroom? We can help. Please complete this short form, and a Museum educator will help you.