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How to Identify Reputable Historical Sources

How can a you determine what is “good history”?  

How can you avoid questionable or completely unfounded statements and claims?

Reliability: 
Make careful distinctions about sources of information and why it was written. Read more.

Context:
Study the events of the Holocaust in the context of European history as a whole. Read more.

Perspective: 
Analyzes deeds and motivations using information, technology, and social mores of that period rather than contemporary 21st century standards. Read more.

Whether you're preparing to teach about the Holocaust for the first time or are looking to add to an existing lesson, we'll help you determine what to teach and how teach it. Let's get started.

Resources

Online Resources for Teaching About the Holocaust

All educational materials and resources provided by the Commission are available at no charge online. We also provide homeschool resources.

Traveling Exhibits Available for Loan

Traveling exhibits provided by the Commission are available for loan to schools in Georgia. There is no rental fee for borrowing any of these exhibits.

 

Workshops and Trainings for Educators

We host professional development sessions throughout the state to provide educators with the tools to teach “good history” using historically accurate materials and primary sources.

Programs

Special Programs for Schools

Request a Speaker
The opportunity to hear the first-person account of a Holocaust survivor, witness, rescuer, or liberator is often a once in a lifetime experience. Learn more.

Request an Exhibit
Expand your students' learning with one of our traveling exhibit. Get details


Tours of Anne Frank in the World

This exhibit is open to the public and admission is free. Free docent-led tours are available to groups of 10-35. 

Annual Student Community Service Award

All middle (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-12) students in Georgia are eligible to enter this annual contest. 

Distinguished Educator of the Year

The Distinguished Educator award is presented to a full-time Georgia educator of grades 5-12 that demonstrates excellence and creativity in the presentation of lessons about the Holocaust, human rights, civil rights, or good citizenship.

Request a Speaker

The ability to bring speakers to audiences in Georgia is an important aspect of the Commission’s support of Holocaust education. 

Guidelines for Teaching About the Holocaust