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Thursday, December 19, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation is excited to announce the upcoming launch of the tablet-compatible version of its award-winning educational website IWitness.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the tablet-compatible version of its award-winning educational website IWitness.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
More than 13,000 pre-service and in-service educators and community leaders have been trained on Echoes and Reflections, a multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust created by the the Anti-Defamation League, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and Yad Vashem.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Hill-Murray High School teacher receives 2010 Top Teacher Award.
Friday, February 26, 2010
Echoes and Reflections reaches 10,000th educator.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Sergey Bukovsky's feature-length documentary.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Home to several of USC Shoah Foundation’s most innovative educational programs, Hungary is a crucial site for the Institute’s work outside the United States.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
"My Story Matters" focuses on the importance of individuals sharing stories of survival for their own benefit, for the benefit of others, and for the collective benefit to the world.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The IWitness Watch page has been redesigned in order to enhance user experience for educators.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Students all over the world can now complete an IWitness activity about the dangers of being a bystander that was first piloted in the United States and Rwanda.
Monday, January 25, 2016
A graduate of USC Shoah Foundation’s teacher training programs in Hungary is constructing and pilot-testing the first-ever original Hungarian-language IWitness activity.
Friday, June 24, 2016
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, founded by USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith and James Smith, will commemorate its 20th anniversary June 26 with a service at Westminster Abbey in London.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
In this activity, students will examine the impact that personal stories can have in inspiring others to action. They will listen and reflect on genocide survivor testimonies, discuss the concept of leadership and form belief statements about how they can become leaders in their communities.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
February is Black History Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate the central role African Americans have made in the United States. In honor of this special time, we invite educators and students to remember history in their classrooms, utilizing this year’s thematic lens, “African Americans in Times of War.”
Friday, November 9, 2018
It’s been 80 years since Kristallnacht, a pogrom organized by Nazis against Jews in Germany and Austria, but as we’ve seen in recent weeks, the threat of antisemitic violence remains a horrifying possibility. Access educational resources that draw from the Institute's Visual History Archive.
Monday, October 7, 2013
The Jewish Museum in Prague recently debuted a new exhibit dedicated to the Nazi-produced films about the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp. The Visual History Archive is also a unique resource for Terezin remembrance.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Holocaust education advocate Rhonda Fink-Whitman interviews a dozen Pennsylvania college students about the Holocaust. Their answers show what happens when states do not make Holocaust education mandatory.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Haverford School and Main Line Reform Temple – Beth Elohim will host workshops for teachers and students to learn about IWitness, USC Shoah Foundation’s educational website that uses testimony to teach via engaging multimedia-learning activities.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Three professors from across the University of Southern California took part in a thought-provoking conversation about technology’s place in teaching the humanities Tuesday, moderated by USC Shoah Foundation director of education Kori Street.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
The Leichtag Family Foundation has a made a major gift that will enable the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to expand its Teacher Innovation Network, making possible this training for many educators over the next three years.
Friday, January 29, 2010
Reception hosted at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, at the United Nations.
Friday, November 2, 2007
Evenson Design Group-built website has numerous advantages.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Johanna Söderholm has been in high demand since she returned from Auschwitz: The Past is Present.
Friday, May 22, 2015
In the fascinating short documentary The Past is Present, teachers and students share their experience going to Poland to learn from testimony and commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
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.
Friday, July 10, 2015
For the last three days, a dozen teachers came together to advance their skills in IWitness as part of the first-ever IWitness Teaching Fellowship.
Monday, July 27, 2015
The fourth cohort of Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century in Poland met last week for their initial training on using testimony in their classrooms.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Junior Intern Charlotte Masters made a very personal discovery during the trip to Poland and continues to share her experiences today.
Monday, August 8, 2016
The fifth annual Master Teacher program in Poland (formerly called Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century) introduced thirteen educators to the Visual History Archive, sparking new ideas for teaching their students about the Holocaust and current events in their country.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Detroit-area educators are in the midst of a three-day ITeach Institute to develop their knowledge and skills for teaching with IWitness. The institute, the first of its kind in Michigan, is part of USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness Detroit program.

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