Educational Programs for Elementary Levels Students

Educational Program

The Heart from Auschwitz

Story of the Heart from Auschwitz, centered on living together and the arts.

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Hana's Suitcase

Investigation into the story of Hana Brady, a young Czechoslovakian, and her family.

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Educational Programs for Middle and High School Students

Educational Program

17 Letters - For the Last Time and Forever

Analysis of letters written during the Holocaust between 1941 and 1944.

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Exploring the Evidence – The Holocaust, Cambodian Genocide, and Canadian Intervention

Comparative approach and the role of individuals and societies in genocide.

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Us vs. Them - Creating the Other

Reflection on the processes of othering and genocide with the help of two case studies (Holocaust & Rohingya genocide in Myanmar).

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United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent

Exploration of 4 genocides (Holocaust, Armenia, Rwanda, Cambodia) and 4 contemporary situations.

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Being a Refugee in Canada

Reflection on forced migration during the Second World War and today.

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Resources

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Holocaust Maps and Timelines

Interactive study of the Holocaust in its European and global context.

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Analysis Sheets

Simple and versatile analysis sheets for studying primary sources.

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Reference guides

The History of the Holocaust

Insights on events, actors and issues of the Holocaust.

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Reference Guide

Brief History of Antisemitism in Canada

Summary of the history of antisemitic thought in Canada.

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Virtual and Travelling exhibitions

Holocaust Life Stories

Video testimonials of Holocaust survivors on several themes with educational guide.

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Building New Lives

Journey of Holocaust survivors who decided to immigrate to Canada after the war.

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United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent

Exploration of 4 genocides (Holocaust, Armenia, Rwanda, Cambodia) and 4 contemporary situations.

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“And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates

Accompanying teaching guide and guide to organize a commemoration.

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We wish to acknowledge the Atlantic Jewish Council and the Holocaust Education Week Committee of Sydney as partners in adapting the following resources to the Nova Scotia curriculum: Hana’s Suitcase and 17 letters: for the Last Time and Forever.

The Université de Sherbrooke also contributed to the adaptation of The Heart from Auschwitz and Exploring the Evidence: The Holocaust, Cambodian Genocide and Canadian Intervention.

To learn more about how to teach the Holocaust in the classroom and view more resources, please consult our Resources and Training page.

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