The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission provides advice and assistance to public and private primary and secondary schools, and institutions of higher education in this state regarding implementation of Holocaust and genocide courses of study and awareness programs. To accomplish this goal, the THGC provides resources for educators to use in classrooms.
Teaching about the Holocaust and Genocides
Consider reviewing the various Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) that are aligned to the THGC mission of educating the public about the Holocaust and genocides.
The following lists of vocabulary terms, though not intended to be comprehensive, are assembled here in a printable format for educators, students, and the general public. NOTE: Vocabulary terms are being updated periodically and not all have definitions at this time.
A unique set of resources for educators' classroom use. Included are poems, essays, short stories, film clips, and excerpts from novels and memoirs. Many of these sources have strong Texas connections.
The Gregg and Michelle Philipson Collection and Archive includes hundreds of images that support the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission’s mission to educate all Texans, from students to the general public