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Teaching Materials

This section provides teachers and students with basic information, a historical background, comprehensive timeline, maps, excerpts from literature, and quotations on the Holodomor.

Teaching Materials

Learning Activities

Contains a variety of lesson plans, interactive activities, and assignments for students in grades 6 to 12 targeting subjects of history, social justice, civics, politics, law, world issues, and religious education.

Learning Activities

Resources

This section provides teachers and students with websites, a list of documentaries, and print materials that are recommended for student research and classroom use.

Resources

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HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS

HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS

Historically accurate images taken during the Holodomor within what was then the borders of Ukraine are few, as travel to Ukraine and the Famine regions was not permitted.

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COMMEMORATION ART

COMMEMORATION ART

The gallery presents art produced in commemoration of the Holodomor. These depict the artists’ feelings and reflections on commemorating the Holodomor.

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STUDENT ART

STUDENT ART

This is art produced by young school students created as part of an art project to teach students about the Holodomor. It reflects their thoughts and feelings about this tragic historical event.

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About HREC Education

Valentina Kuryliw author photo

Valentina Kuryliw is the Director of Education of the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC), at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta.

HREC Education (HREC ED) furthers the research, study and teaching of the Holodomor, the 1932-33 famine-genocide in Soviet Ukraine, through six streams: resource development, educator training workshops, presentations, outreach, promotion and consulting

HREC Education promotes the inclusion of the Holodomor, a genocide recognized by the Canadian government, in curricula and at educational institutions through a multidisciplinary approach that encourages the development of critical and historical thinking skills. HREC ED develops instructional materials and trains educators across Canada, the USA and in Ukraine in best practices for teaching the Holodomor.

HREC Education conducts professional master classes for educators and gives community presentations. HREC ED consults with Ministries of Education, administrators, boards of education, history and social studies curriculum leaders and museum educators on human rights, genocide and the Holodomor.

HREC Education co-directs & funds an education Methodology Lab with HREC In Ukraine & the Ministry of Education of Ukraine.  

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