Back to School Resource for Educators

IWitness is kicking off the 2016-2017 school year with brand-new content and features throughout the site, including testimony clips, activities, resources and more.

Learn more about how you can start using IWitness in your classroom.

New Activities for the 2016/2017 school year

New Connections Videos

Now available in the IWitness Dashboard

To help educators learn how to use IWitness in their classrooms, there are now two new "Connections" instructional videos with guidelines and strategies for teaching with testimony.

Take a peek at one of them now:

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Guidelines for Teaching with Testimony

Language: English

A new Connections video from IWitness on Guidelines for Teaching with Testimony.

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We have lessons and resources in a variety of foreign languages. Incorporating foreign-language testimony into language classes is an excellent way to teach listening and comprehension skills while students learn about the personal side of history.

Polish | Czech | Ukrainian

Echoes and Reflections

Rich with testimony clips from 51 Holocaust survivors, rescuers, and American literators, and seamlessly integrated into 10 multi-part lessons, Echoes and Reflections explores major themes associated with the Holocaust. The product, developed for educators of students in the United States ages 14 and up, covers topics that include anti-Semitism, Nazi Germany, the ghettos, the Final Solution, and resistance.

Produced by the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation — The Institute for Visual History and Education, and Yad Vashem.