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A high school student participating in History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust uploads an article from March 1933. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Holocaust Education in the Digital Age: Prompting Critical Thinking about Holocaust History

Asking Why, Not What

The Museum is experimenting with how digital technologies such as virtual reality can enhance the visitor experience in temporary exhibition spaces. Virtual reality provides an immersive, often 360-degree experience of an environment, either real or imagined, with which viewers can interact. Recently, visitors to the exhibition Genocide: The Threat Continues donned special headsets to watch a virtual reality video of a Syrian refugee trying to establish a new life in Jordan. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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