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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Resources for teachers

How to Prepare Students for Visits to the Auschwitz Memorial

How to Prepare Students for Visits to the Auschwitz Memorial
How to Prepare...

The European pack for visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is a lengthy English-language resource targeting teachers and advisors planning visits to the Auschwitz Memorial. It is the result of several years of work by specialists from the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, the Council of Europe, and the Polish Ministry of National Education.

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Multibook - preparing for a visit to the Memorial Site

Online lessons

Online lessons
Online lessons

The Auschwitz Memorial has prepared a set of online lesson that talk about many aspects of the history of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. You can find all our lessons at lesson.auschwitz.org.

"On Auschwitz" podcast

The official podcast of the Auschwitz Memorial. The history of Auschwitz is exceptionally complex. It combined two functions: a concentration camp and an extermination center. Nazi Germany persecuted various groups of people there, and the camp complex continually expanded and transformed itself. In the podcast "On Auschwitz," we discuss the details of the history of the camp, as well as our contemporary memory of this important and special place.

All our podcasts: auschwitz.org/podcasts

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Presentations with visual materials used in the books “Voices of Memory”

Presentations with visual materials used in the books “Voices of Memory”
Presentations with...

Each publication is dedicated to one of many complicated problems dealing with the history of this camp; and it includes research articles that delve into a certain topic, as well as a selection of source material and lesson plans, which make it easier for the teacher to use the resources contained in the textbooks during history and Polish language lessons. Available in the English language.

PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 1”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 2”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 3”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 4”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 5”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 6”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 7”
PRESENTATION WITH VISUAL MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOK “VOICES OF MEMORY, PART 8”

International education conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet...”

How do we teach about Auschwitz and the Holocaust in a time we are losing the last eyewitnesses to the history? Are we dealing exclusively with the transfer of historical information or should educators also look for references to problems and challenges of the contemporary world? Of what relevance today, are spoken and material evidence? These are just some of the questions posed during the international education conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet...” which was held at the Auschwitz Memorial on 26-29 October, 2015.

See two panel discussion of the conference: the meeting with the survivors (in Polish) and experts (in English)