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Holocaust Education Resources



Associations/Organizations

N. J. Commission on Holocaust Education
Includes the N. J. Curriculum Outline for Holocaust Education, K through grade 12, and sample lesson plans. Also features lists of demonstration Sites, Holocaust Centers and Holocaust events.
Grades: K - 12
http://www.state.nj.us/njded/holocaust/
Teaching Tolerance
A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center the Teaching Tolerance website provides resources and support for reducing prejudice and encouraging respect for differences in schools. Resources include free film kits, an online magazine, a blog of news items, sample lesson plans and teaching activities.
Grades: PreK - 12
http://www.tolerance.org/

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Bibliographies and Research Guides

Character Education
This is a selected list of curriculum resources that can be used for character education in the K-12 classroom. These resources are available in the Curriculum Materials Center of the Cheng Library.
Grades: K - 12
http://cms.wpunj.edu/dotAsset/136082.pdf
Holocaust Education Resources
Located on the low bookshelf near the offices in the Curriculum Materials Department, this collection provides Holocaust Education resources for teachers. Additional Holocaust materials are available in the Library's general collection.
Grades: K - 12
http://cms.wpunj.edu/dotAsset/136104.pdf
Holocaust Education Videos
This is an annotated list of education videos that are appropriate for grades 3-12. Additional online lesson planning resources for some of the videos are noted. These videos both in DVD and VHS format are located in Media Services and may be viewed in the library or checked out.
Grades: 3 - 12
http://cms.wpunj.edu/dotAsset/136106.pdf

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Lesson Plans and Teaching Activities

Cybrary of the Holocaust: Education
Resources for students and teachers include online education resources, witness testimonies, maps, and links to online education websites.
Grades: 4 - 12
http://remember.org/educate
Echoes and Reflections: A multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust
This interdisciplanary curriculum was developed by the Anti-Defamation League, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and Yad Vashem. It includes lesson plans, visual history testimony, primary sources, articles, and many other resources to help teach the complex issues of the Holocaust. Developed primarily for use with high school students, it can be adapted for younger students.
Grades: 9 - 12
http://www.echoesandreflections.org
Holocaust Resources for School Teachers
A list of online Holocaust teaching resources for middle and high school. The blog's author, known only as Chris, organized this list by middle school, high school and post-secondary resources. It includes a wide variety of sources.
Grades: 6 - 12
http://www.hallway.com/blogs/schools/
holocaust-resources-school-teachers/
N. J. Commission on Holocaust Education
Includes the N. J. Curriculum Outline for Holocaust Education, K through grade 12, and sample lesson plans. Also features lists of demonstration Sites, Holocaust Centers and Holocaust events.
Grades: K - 12
http://www.state.nj.us/njded/holocaust/
Teaching Tolerance
A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center the Teaching Tolerance website provides resources and support for reducing prejudice and encouraging respect for differences in schools. Resources include free film kits, an online magazine, a blog of news items, sample lesson plans and teaching activities.
Grades: PreK - 12
http://www.tolerance.org/
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The national memorial in Washington, D.C. provides extensive resources for Holocaust study including online exhibits, photos, survivor stories, maps, etc. The Education section includes lesson plans, teaching activities and guidelines for grades 6 and up.
Grades: 6 - 12
http://www.ushmm.org
Voices of the Holocaust
Developed by the British Library, this website includes audio survivor testimonies, information cards, background information, learning activites and teaching suggestions for grades 9-12.
Grades: 9 - 12
http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/voices/holocaust.html

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Other Resources

Anti-Defamation League
Strategies for fighting anti-Semitism are given through programs and services countering hatred, bigotry, and prejudice. Information, catalogs, speakers, and subject search resources.
Grades: 9 - 12
http://www.adl.org/
N. J. Commission on Holocaust Education
Includes the N. J. Curriculum Outline for Holocaust Education, K through grade 12, and sample lesson plans. Also features lists of demonstration Sites, Holocaust Centers and Holocaust events.
Grades: K - 12
http://www.state.nj.us/njded/holocaust/
Nizkor Project
Information about the people, concentration camps, countries and organizations involved with the Holocaust. Extensive information regarding Holocaust denial.
Grades: 9 - 12
http://www.nizkor.org/
Safe Haven
Through photos and interviews, this website tells the stories of the 982 refugees at Fort Ontario in Oswego, NY, the only American camp for Jewish refugees of the Holocaust.
Grades: 6 - 12
http://www.oswegohaven.org
Simon Wiesenthal Center
Highlights contemporary examples of bigotry and anti-semitism. The link to the Museum of Tolerance includes lesson plans for grades 3-12.
Grades: 3 - 12
http://www.wiesenthal.com/

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