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Getting Started Guide for Teachers

Free Professional Development and Resources for Teachers

Free Professional Development and Resources for Teachers

Earn 24 hours of professional development credit online June 27–29, 2022 at the Museum’s Belfer National Conference for Educators.

Participants will network live with Museum staff and historians, connect with educators around the world, and receive free books and teaching materials.

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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. These resources were created for middle and high school students. 

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