Our educator toolkit provides educators with a comprehensive set of resources, materials, and lesson plans in collaboration with Holocaust organizations to facilitate meaningful Holocaust education in classrooms. Equip yourself with age-appropriate materials, engaging activities, and thought-provoking resources designed to foster empathy, critical thinking, and historical understanding among students. Join us in the crucial mission of preserving the memory of the Holocaust while promoting tolerance, compassion, and respect for all humanity.
To access either Grades 5-12 Classroom Resources or Teacher Professional Development, simply click on the respective tab below.
Our featured interactive lessons go beyond traditional methods, leveraging cutting-edge technology and creative activities to captivate students' imaginations.
By using multimedia resources, hands-on exercises, and dynamic discussions, educators can effortlessly create a dynamic classroom environment that fosters critical thinking and collaboration.
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Ask the Expert.
Do you have questions about the Holocaust? Do you sometimes feel you could do with some additional insights and advice when teaching? Do students ask questions you are uncertain about? We have some answers for you provided by Holocaust expert Dr. Stephen D. Smith
StoryFile is a unique technology that allows you to ask an expert questions about their area of expertise. Dr Smith has answered over 150 of the most common questions teachers have about the Holocaust. Click 'Ask the Expert' on the right to open Stephen's StoryFile. If you are not sure what to ask there are some great hints in the light bulb icon in the bottom left hand corner. If Dr. Smith does not answer your specific question, please add it in the box below.
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Thank you to our partner organizations for contributing to our Educator Toolkit.
Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship
Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs
Echoes & Reflections
Foundation For Genocide Education
Ghetto Fighters House Museum
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Montréal Holocaust Museum
Second Story Press
The Azrieli Foundation
USC Shoah Foundation