Educator Resources

This Teacher Resource page is designed to provide teachers with a variety of materials that can enhance and supplement your Holocaust and genocide instruction. In keeping with our educational philosophy of “Safely Explore, Prepare and Conclude” (SPEC), we have designed these resources to engage students and foster critical and compassionate thinking so that they better understand the events of the Holocaust and see the victims as people, not just numbers.

Inside the Glass Case

An on-demand museum experience that offers educational videos, survivor testimony, photos, lesson plans, and other resources.

Survivor Art: An IDM

Can art reflect the pain of the Holocaust? This is the compelling question that is asked and examined in this collection of five focused inquiries using Holocaust survivor art.

Livestream: Anne Frank Tree

Our museum is one of 11 sites in the United States to receive a sapling from the tree that grew outside of Anne Frank's hiding place.

Art & Writing Competition

The program seeks to educate students about the Holocaust, engage them through Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel’s profound stories, and empower them to move from thought to action using creative expression.

Professional Development

To support Michigan educators fulfillment of the Holocaust and genocide mandate, we deliver training programs across the state to amplify teachers’ skills and resource repository.

Teacher Companion Guides

Our Teacher Advisory Group designed the seven companion guides to enhance and supplement your Holocaust and genocide instruction.

Family Involvement Guides

Our Teacher Advisory Group designed the following resources for you to modify and share with students’ families.

Teacher Advisory Groups

Each year, teachers are selected to help us develop programs and resources and to ensure they meet curricular goals and standards.

MHGE

The Michigan Holocaust & Genocide Education website was created for individuals who want to teach and learn about Holocaust and genocides, or to connect to museums and events happening in Michigan.

Spotlights on Operation Finale

Everyone involved in the discovery, capture, and trial of Adolf Eichmann had personal connections to the Holocaust. Each artifact spotlight focuses on their personal stories.

Lessons from a Survivor

In each lesson, our local survivors relate their past to today’s challenges. We learn from their personal stories and messages strength and resilience.