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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Students consider narratives, historical evidence, memorialisation and the responsibility for recounting the past.
What was the Holocaust?
Students approach this crucial question by locating the powerful stories of individual victims within their historical context.
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.
As they learn more about Leon's later life, students encounter the struggle of living both in the shadow of the Holocaust and with the persistence of prejudice.
What happened to Helene Seligmann and her family?
Using family photographs and documents, students piece together what happened to Helene Seligmann and her family.