Wednesday, December 17, 2014

USC Shoah Foundation is planning its first IWitness classroom pilot in the San Francisco Bay Area and is looking for teachers who can help make it happen.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

Italian Parliament has passed a decree that will pave the way for USC Shoah Foundation’s multimedia resource "Giving Memory a Future" to be used in schools across Italy to teach about the Roma/Sinti experience during the Holocaust.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 9:03am

Leading American and international businessmen and philanthropists are joining forces to support the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau on 27 January 2015.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 5:00pm

Former USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Douglas Greenberg's Comparative Genocide course at Rutgers University has had a profound effect on his students.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 5:00pm

Through a new partnership with Mona Golabek’s Hold On To Your Music Foundation, IWitness launched this activity to introduce students to the history and experience of the Kindertransport.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 5:00pm

Educators who have registered for December’s two-part Echoes and Reflections webinar have until Monday, Dec. 15 to complete Part II. The webinar provides in-depth instruction for educators about using the multimedia guide in their classrooms to teach about the Holocaust.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:00pm

For the third year, USC Shoah Foundation is providing testimony clips that French high school students can use in the essays and audiovisual works they submit to the National Contest on Resistance and Deportation (CNRD).

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 5:00pm

The fellowship provides summer support for one member of the University of Pennsylvania faculty to integrate the Institute’s testimonies into a new or modified existing course.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

Teachers learned how to use testimony in their classroom activities at the third Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program in Poland Nov. 9-14, 2014.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 5:00pm

Jewish resistance to the Holocaust took many forms, and four testimony clips in this activity explain how many people – men, women and children – found ways to retain their humanity and subtly thwart Nazi persecution.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 5:00pm

Tony Cole, who teaches hard-to-reach students at CSS South Quadrant in Basildon, Essex, introduced educators to IWitness at a workshop at the University of London’s Centre for Holocaust Education in October.


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