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Wednesday, October 21, 2015
IWitness has published a new activity about Kristallnacht just in time for its 77th anniversary this November.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Two classes on opposite sides of the world completed an upcoming IWitness activity inspired by USC Shoah Foundation's social media campaign.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Eight teachers who are passionate about IWitness will engage with USC Shoah Foundation in an exciting new way this summer: a three-day teaching fellowship.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Just in time for the new school year, the IWitness Activity Library has been completely redesigned in order to provide a better experience for educators.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit and two new IWitness activities that expand the Institute’s educational offerings in terms of language and subject matter.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Students learn the incredible true story of a group of Ukrainian Jews who hid in underground caves during the Holocaust in the IWitness Information Quest activity that ties into the 2013 film No Place on Earth.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
In the Video Activity 1936 Olympic Athletes: Competing and Inspiring students will examine the issue of civil rights and the presence of racism in society through the lens of the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Kurt Messerschmidt is one of the most recognizable faces on IWitness, and his Information Quest allows students to learn more about his life and how he survived the Holocaust.
Monday, June 1, 2015
Educators will be able to preview the complete redesign of the IWitness activity library this summer in time for its official launch this fall.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Students learn the fascinating story of Helen Fagin, who survived the Holocaust running a clandestine school, living under a false identity and even escaping deportation, in this Information Quest.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Students examine Ellis Lewin’s testimony in the Information Quest about his life before, during and after the Holocaust.
Monday, June 8, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation launched its Armenian Genocide Collection in the Visual History Archive in April. Now, a new information Quest Activity about the Armenian Genocide is available for students and educators to view in IWitness.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Finding Your Seat on the Bus, the IWitness activity piloted by students as part of the IWitness Detroit program, is now published on IWitness.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Testimony can be intense, heart-wrenching, and emotional. It can include stories that are harrowing or even hopeful. And it can also be poetic.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Most students are probably familiar with the iconic image of an immigrant sailing into New York Harbor under the welcoming arms of the Statue of Liberty. The activity "New Beginnings – Journey to America" introduces students to real people who did just that.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Students are asked to engage with primary and secondary sources and construct a short video essay on the nature of contemporary anti-Semitism.