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Fundamentals of Teaching the Holocaust

Teaching about the Holocaust can inspire students to think critically about the past and their own roles and responsibilities today. Use the resources below to help develop your approach and to find lesson plans to use in your classroom.

On-Demand Videos

These short videos, produced by Museum educators and historians, provide guidance on how to teach about the Holocaust. They cover Museum resources, guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust, appropriate pedagogy, and classroom strategies.

  • Explore the Museum’s lesson plans and training materials.

  • These videos explore the experiences of Holocaust survivors, the Museum’s collections, and Holocaust history.

  • See books, diaries, graphic novels, memoirs, and films that meet the Musem’s rubric criteria.

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Teaching Materials

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