The Holocaust poses unique challenges in the classroom. Effective resources facilitate dynamic teaching and help to support purposeful learning.
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Our resources and lesson plans are based on empirical research into the needs of teachers and students and informed by the latest in Holocaust pedagogy.
Within this section you can find out further information on our acclaimed classroom materials, resources and lesson plans. Some of these are open-access, others are linked to particular CPD programmes. You can explore these below.
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Through the interrogation of an authentic artefact, students first encounter Leon Greenman, an Englishman deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau with his wife and child.
Telling the story of ‘resistance’
Is there a 'best way' to narrate resistance during the Holocaust? Drawing on examples, students construct their own representation of the past.
Students uncover how and why ordinary people became complicit in mass murder and reveal searching questions about what it is to be a citizen in the modern world.
A space called ‘Treblinka’
Through an enquiry focusing on Treblinka in late summer 1942, students confront the chaotic reality of genocide and developmental nature of the Holocaust.
What happened to Helene Seligmann and her family?
Using family photographs and documents, students piece together what happened to Helene Seligmann and her family.
What is justice?
Rich discussion abounds as students are encouraged to explore their ideas of justice and reflect on images of justice.
What is needed for justice?
Students develop their understanding of justice by exploring the structures and processes needed for justice in the world.
As the outcome of the Demjanjuk trial is shared, students reflect on whether justice has been achieved for Helene and her family.