Professional development program culminates in best practices workshop for teachers

From August 1-3, the USC Shoah Foundation-The Institute for Visual History and Education held a best practices workshop for graduates of the Master Teacher Program, a professional development program for educators that centers on the classroom use of Holocaust- and genocide-eyewitness testimony.

/ Monday, August 6, 2012

In July, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute held a follow-up workshop for graduates of the 2011 Master Teacher Program. Participants reconvened as a professional practice- and learning-community after using testimony in the classroom during the past school year.

/ Monday, July 30, 2012

The National Education Association (NEA) has added a selection of the Institute's classroom lessons to its Lesson Plan Search Engine. The lessons, which are available online, center on experiences of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.

Now searchable on the NEA Lesson Plan Search Engine

/ Monday, July 30, 2012
Rwandan, South African educators join discourse on global perspectives in education

The USC Shoah Foundation Institute has organized a symposium for educators and leaders of partner organizations in Rwanda and South Africa. The symposium, titled “Teaching, Testimony, and Transformation: Global Landscapes,” began on July 25 and will conclude on July 26.

/ Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A USC Soá Intézet (Dél-Kaliforniai Egyetem) Nemzetközi Oktatási Programja
a Cseh Köztársaságban, Lengyelországban, Magyaroroszágon és Ukrajnában 2012Jelentkezési a magyarországi programra az online jelentkezési lap kitöltésével MOST!

Jelentkezési határidő: 2012. április 20.

/ Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A budapesti tanár-továbképzési program új fejezet kezdetét jelenti a USC Soá Intézet európai oktatási munkájában

BUDAPEST — 2012. Július — Húsz oktató vett részt a USC Soá Intézet  "Videó-interjúk a 21.század oktatásában" című szakmai továbbképző programján, mely az Intézet történelmében az első átfogó európai oktatási program kezdetét jelenti.

/ Wednesday, July 18, 2012

In July 2012, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute convened the inaugural workshop of “Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century,” a professional development program for teachers in Europe centered on the educational use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony.

/ Thursday, July 12, 2012
Nearly 52,000 video interviews archived digitally

LOS ANGELES—June 28, 2012—The USC Shoah Foundation Institute has completed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar project to digitally preserve the video interviews in its Visual History Archive. The archive contains testimony from nearly 52,000 Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.

/ Thursday, June 28, 2012
Institute senior staff among delegates from 28 member states

USC Shoah Foundation Institute Executive Director Stephen D. Smith, Managing Director Kim Simon, and Director of Programs Kori Street were in Belgium this week for the year's first plenary gathering of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research (ITF).

/ Wednesday, June 27, 2012

La 51ème édition du Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation avait retenu pour l’année scolaire 2011-2012 le thème suivant : “Résister dans les camps nazis”. Un groupe de huit élèves de 3ème du collège de Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine) a choisi de traiter ce thème à travers un projet audiovisuel portant sur la révolte des Sonderkommandos d’Auschwitz-Birkenau le 7 octobre 1944. Ce travail s’est appuyé sur les récits de onze témoins des événements, récits issus de la collection de témoignages du Shoah Foundation Institute.

/ Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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