Holocaust Education


Guidelines for Teaching About the Holocaust Courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Education From the Yad Vashem site

Echoes and Reflections Echoes and Reflections is the result of an unprecedented partnership among three leaders in education: the Anti-Defamation League, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, and Yad Vashem. This resource includes everything teachers need to teach the complex issues of the Holocaust and its lessons for today

Diminishing the Complexity and Horror of the Holocaust: Using Simulations in an Attempt to Convey Historical Experiences by Samuel Totten, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Should There Be Holocaust Education for K-4 Students? The Answer Is No by Samuel Totten, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Using Authentic Nazi Propaganda in Teaching the Holocaust: Problems, possibillities, dangers and experiences (note 1) Paper presented by Stig Hornshoj-Moller, Copenhagen, Denmark, at the 27th Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA, March 2-4, 1997

The Beast Within: An Interdisciplinary Unit North Hagerstown High School in Maryland has put this program together, involving social studies, English, science and math departments in teaching the Holocaust

Holocaust education as a journey for students to social justice? PhD dissertation by Melissa B. Rosenblum, College of Education at the University of Kentucky, 2007. This study specifically aimed to understand, through the lens of the participants, how a six-month transformative curriculum with a specific social justice agenda later shaped their relationship with social justice and prosocial activism. The Holocaust March of Remembrance and Hope Curriculum (MRHC) included a five-month preparatory course, a nine-day immersion in Holocaust history through the March of Remembrance and Hope's study tour in Poland, and a post-trip meeting to present student projects

Framing the Holocaust in English Class: Secondary Teachers and Students Reading Holocaust Literature EdD dissertation by Karen Spector, University of Cincinnati, 2005

Voices of Witness, Messages of Hope: Moral Development Theory and Transactional Response in a Literature-based Holocaust Studies Curriculum PhD dissertation by Alexander Anthony Hernandez, Ohio State University, Educational Theory and Practice, 2004

In Search of the Deep Politic Light: The Holocaust and Humanity Project, An Arts, Education and Civic Partnership Ph. D.Thesis by Brent Edward Hasty, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Cybrary of the Holocaust, Remember.org A marvelous site with solid educational information on the Holocaust. Prepared as a guide for teachers in Pennsylvania

Teachers' Guide to the Holocaust Produced by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida. Timeline, People, The Arts, Activities, Resources

Holocaust Teacher Resource Center Educators, (kindergarten through college) will find at this site materials which can be brought into the classroom and studied. Whenever possible entire documents are included and may be downloaded for direct use in the classroom. In other instances a sample from the documents is presented. The complete set of materials can be purchased directly from the "owner's" listed address

Holocaust Studies A Social Studies School Service webpage. Contains critical essays/product reviews, sample lessons from activity books, RealVideo previews, online activities, web links

Catholic Teaching on the Shoah: Implementing the Holy See's We Remember Guidelines from the American bishops

National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education The NCCHE has as its primary purpose the broad dissemination of scholarship on the root causes of antisemitism, its relation to the Holocaust and the implications from the Catholic perspective of both for today's world

The Holocaust: A Tragic Legacy Another student project. Background information on the Holocaust and related events. Develop a sense of what the layout of a camp was and the mechanics behind a death machine. A year-by-year multimedia timeline of 1933 to 1945. Interactive portions of the site which present moral dilemmas arising from the Holocaust. Five survivors share their stories with you in RealAudio, four in text. Holocaust terms, their definitions, and links to related media and sites. Test your Holocaust knowledge with our online quizzes. Submit your thoughts, stories and artwork to the site's dynamic Wall

An End to Intolerance An annual, international student-produced magazine. Each year, students participating in the Holocaust/Genocide Project collaborate from all over the world via computer telecommunications to publish this printed magazine. Each issue of the publication focuses on a particular topic

Holocaust Translations By Kenneth Kronenberg. Teachers are free to use these documents, letters, and essays in their classes

Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine In its various programs, the HHRC works to reduce prejudice, teach critical thinking, and empower Maine students not to be bystanders but to take an active role in creating a more humane society

The Holocaust Commission The educational mission of the Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Virginia is threefold: To promote an understanding of the uniqueness and magnitude of the Holocaust, its unfolding stages and its critical lessons. To serve as an Educational Resource Center for students and teachers to learn about the Holocaust, racism, and the dangers of prejudice. To help students apply the lessons of the Holocaust and other historical events dangers of discrimination, peer pressure, unthinking obedience to authority, and indifference to the moral decisions they make in their own lives

Georgia Commission on the Holocaust The mission of The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is to provide quality Holocaust Education programs for teachers and students of Georgia's middle and high schools colleges and universities, and to the general public

Holocaust Literature for Children Molly Maffei, a teacher at Crim School in Bridgewater, New Jersey, has put together this annotated bibliography as an aid to elementary school teachers

Holocaust Literature for Teachers Molly Maffei, a teacher at Crim School in Bridgewater, New Jersey, has put together this annotated bibliography as an aid to elementary school teachers

Hanukkah in the Hiding Place Molly Maffei, a teacher at Crim School in Bridgewater, New Jersey, shares with us her experience with Holocaust education among third graders

Teach Rumbula A 8.5 x 11 informational handout is available as a pdf file along with discussion questions and student research projects

The Holocaust Advanced unit from The Open University

History Speaks Provides an oportunity for students to hear the witness of survivors

Auschwitz: Learning Resources Educational and outreach materials created to support the PBS broadcast of Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State