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Friday, June 15, 2012
As a part of Yad Vashem's 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education taking place in Jerusalem, Martin Šmok, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Senior International Program Consultant, will present the IWitness educational platform on June 20, 2012.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Goal is for an additional 1,000.
Friday, April 22, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation is expanding its efforts to develop educational resources about the Armenian Genocide with the creation of a new position devoted to the IWitness Armenia program.
Friday, March 6, 2015
With IWitness in Rwanda entering its third year, organizing partners and educators came together in Kigali last week for a reflective workshop that revealed the incredible impact IWitness has already had on students and teachers.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Three IWitness educators have authored an article about IWitness for the National Council for the Social Studies’ journal Social Education.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Graduates of the Institute’s Master Teacher Program will debut IWitness next week at the 2012 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference, demonstrating how the award-winning website, now in beta, weaves together digital literacy development, online citizenship, and tolerance education based on the life stories of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Educators from the Ronald Lauder Jewish School in Prague took a day to be educated last month, taking a course generally assigned to their students with USC Shoah Foundation Senior International Program Consultant Martin Šmok.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Our thoughts are with the families and community of those who were murdered at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh -- the most deadly antisemitic attack in U.S. history. We have curated a handful of resources to help educators engage students in meaningful dialogue.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
In an effort to create a deeper engagement with educators online, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness hosts Twitter chat's on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Meet fellow IWitness educators, ask questions directly to the IWitness team and join the IWitness community.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Seventeen students and alumni of Comcast’s and One Economy's Digital Connectors Program piloted the Institute’s new online application, IWitness. During the program, students utilized IWitness to develop video projects that explored their understanding of the Holocaust and its connection to their own lives.Hear students and educators at the Digital Connectors Program speak about their experience.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Are you an educator? What question would you like to see incorporated into an IWitness activity? Share your voice.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Educators attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ITSE) Conference and Expo this weekend will explore IWitness at an interactive “playground” – a showcase awarded to select educational resources.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The workshops, titled “Advanced Use of Multimedia in Peace Education,” were held at the University of Rwanda’s College of Education in Kigali Nov. 19-20 and 24-25.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
As the new school year begins, USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness consultants are busy introducing teachers to IWitness and teaching with testimony at seminars and workshops around the country.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
With the first day of school already behind many students and teachers, USC Shoah Foundation is debuting several new educational materials that can help educators teach about genocide, civil rights, tolerance and other topics.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Stephen Smith, executive director of the USC Shoah Foundation, presented USC Shoah Foundation’s educational work at the 9th annual International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem this week.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Teachers throughout the San Diego Unified School District had the opportunity to attend an IWitness training led by USC Shoah Foundation staff on Monday.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The second IWitness educator workshop in Rwanda will be held next week, and will incorporate new elements to provide an experience unique from the first workshop last November.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
​IWitness was a featured component of three training sessions hosted by the Holocaust Educators Network (HEN) this month.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Five members of the educational nonprofit started working with USC Shoah Foundation education staff last week to develop resources in IWitness for Panamanian students and teachers.
Monday, November 21, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation Czech regional consultant Martin Šmok will give a presentation about IWitness at the Terezín Memorial’s annual international seminar for educations Nov. 21-27, 2016.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago will soon incorporate IWitness into some of their programs following workshops with students and program leaders last week.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Teachers in Texas can register to attend Dallas Holocaust Museum’s Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference Aug. 3 and 4.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Educators who are planning to assign the IWitness Video Challenge to their students this year are invited to attend a free webinar on Thurs., Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. PST.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Over the course of their stay, the team built six IWitness activities focused on peace building in Rwanda. The first to go online will focus on Propaganda and Social Cohesion, which will be available for teachers and students by Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Monday, May 1, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation has partnered with Journeys in Film to provide, on its educational website IWitness, 11 clips of testimony from the Visual History Archive relevant to the documentary film Defiant Requiem, along with Journeys in Film’s Defiant Requiem curriculum guide.
Monday, October 29, 2012
When the Institute sent teams around the world to gather video testimony from survivors and eyewitnesses of the Holocaust, more than 2,500 Australians came forward. Nearly 20 years later, the Institute is once again in Australia; this time, the focus is on students. In partnership with Education Services Australia Limited (ESA), the Institute is exploring the possibility of integrating its award-winning website IWitness (currently in beta) into the Australian national curriculum. About IWitness
Monday, January 23, 2012
More than 350 New York metropolitan area high school students debuted the work that they completed in the IWitness application at the United Nations Headquarters, on January 23, 2012.The event was cosponsored by the United States Mission to the United Nations, and held in observance of the International Day of Commemoration, in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.  The theme of the week of events for 2012 at the United Nations is “Children and the Holocaust.”Read a news item about the event.

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