The Holocaust is a controversial and difficult teaching topic that needs to be approached sensitively and with an awareness of the complex and emotive issues involved. This book offers pragmatic pedagogical and classroom-based guidance for teachers and trainee teachers on how to intelligently teach holocaust education in a meaningful and age-appropriate way. Key coverage includes: • Practical approaches and useful resources for teaching in schools • Holocaust education and citizenship • Holocaust remembrance as an educational opportunity • How to explore the topic of anti-semitism in the classroom • Exploring international perspectives on holocaust education



Learning Objectives

  • To demonstrate the importance of personalisation in examining the Holocaust
  • To outline why teaching the Holocaust is a controversial issue, highlighting parents with alternative views/beliefs systems and attitudes to the consensus in society
  • To confirm student entitlement to express an alternative/abhorrent opinion from that of the teacher and the link with teacher confidence
  • To provide insight into teaching the Holocaust to students with additional support needs
  • To outline strategies for teaching the Holocaust to Muslim students, taking into account possible conflicting narratives
  • To highlight good practice for interdisciplinary learning in the secondary school

The Holocaust as a Controversial Issue

There is little debate about the Holocaust per se or indeed whether it should be taught at some stage to school students. Whilst there are some who think it should ...

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