At distinguished Hungarian University, USC Shoah Foundation introduces concept of “learning moments” found through survivor testimony
On March 19, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education gave a presentation about education based on Holocaust survivor testimony to more than 100 students, faculty, and staff of the University of Szeged, one of Central Europe’s foremost institutions of higher learning.
Andrea Szőnyi, Szonyi, education, hungary, international / Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Teachers from all over Hungary gathered in Budapest this month for the six-day introductory seminar to the USC Shoah Foundation’s 2013 Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century program. But there was one educator among them who didn’t just travel across the country – he came from the other side of the world.
Appolon Gahongayire, Andrea Szőnyi, rwanda, hungary, workshop, education, training, TWT, kgmc, budapest / Friday, July 19, 2013
Andrea Szőnyi tells the story of her father, who survived Auschwitz as a boy with the help of a man named Ernő Spiegel.
pastforward, Andrea Szőnyi / Monday, October 28, 2013
Students and educators have multiple opportunities to learn about USC Shoah Foundation and explore the Visual History Archive at Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest over the next few weeks.
ELTE, budapest, hungary, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, educator, human rights education, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, January 30, 2014
Hungarian educators were enthusiastic about learning new methods for teaching with video testimony at USC Shoah Foundation’s first ITeach teacher education seminar last week.
iTeach, iTeach, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi, teaching with testimony for the 21st century / Thursday, March 6, 2014
His Excellency Ilan Mor, Israeli Ambassador to Hungary, observed a lesson taught by a Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century graduate at Berzsenyi Dániel High School, a USC Shoah Foundation partner school in Budapest, Hungary.
budapest, Israel, Andrea Szőnyi, teaching with testimony for the 21st century / Thursday, March 13, 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.
hungary, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, iwalk, iTeach, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Hungarian ethics teachers and Polish educators were introduced this spring to IWalk, USC Shoah Foundation’s educational program that combines testimony with real-life locations, and are interested in incorporating it into their teaching.
iwalk, budapest, museum of the history of polish jews, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, July 1, 2014
One year after learning how to incorporate testimony into their lesson plans, the 2013 Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century graduates in Hungary returned for a follow-up session to share the lessons they have now piloted in their classrooms.
teaching with testimony for the 21st century, budapest, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Monday, August 4, 2014
For the third consecutive year, a new group of teachers gathered in Hungary for the Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program to learn how to create their own testimony-based lessons and classroom activities.
teaching with testimony for the 21st century, hungary, budapest, iwalk, central european university, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, August 27, 2014
In the Spring 2014 issue of PastForward, USC Shoah Foundation's international consultants explain the power of watching testimony on location.
pastforward, kim simon, Martin Smok, Andrea Szőnyi / Monday, September 8, 2014
Three students from Budapest wrote short stories and poems inspired by testimony that they hope will teach others the importance of acceptance and remembrance.
iTeach, hungary, budapest, Andrea Szőnyi, Paula Lebovics / Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Teachers in Hungary are once again invited to learn how to construct their own testimony-based classroom activities.
hungary, Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, Andrea Peto, Andrea Szőnyi / Friday, March 20, 2015
”Art, the Interpreter of the Unspeakable”: Hungarian Student Art and Literature Project Concludes with Museum Event
Over 100 students and teachers who participated in USC Shoah Foundation’s testimony-based art and writing project in Hungary this year came together last week for a closing celebration that honored the students’ achievements and showcased their thoughtful responses to testimony.
hungary, art, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, May 28, 2015
International Training Consultant Andrea Szönyi gave a presentation in Subotica, Serbia, as part of a conference hosted by the Hungarian Consulate in honor of the anniversary of the deportation of the Jews of Subotica during the Holocaust.
hungary, serbia, Andrea Szőnyi / Friday, June 19, 2015
Szőnyi Andrea, a USC Soá Alapítvány nemzetközi oktatási főtanácsadója a szabadkai Városházán tartott előadást 2015. június 16-án, a Magyarország Szabadkai Főkonzulátusa által a szabadkai zsidóság deportálásának 71. évfordulója alkalmából rendezett “A múlt üzenetei – zsidó emlékek” című konferencán.
hungary, serbia, Andrea Szőnyi / Friday, June 19, 2015
After learning the methodology of teaching with testimony and creating new lessons last year, the 2014 cohort of Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century in Hungary returned for their follow-up session to share what they have learned.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The 2015 Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program in Hungary has finally begun after the most competitive application process in the history of the program.
Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, Teaching with Testimony, hungary, budapest, Andrea Szőnyi, kori street, Martin Smok / Monday, July 20, 2015
Five more IWalks are in development in Hungary as part of a new initiative led by teachers who have graduated from USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program.
iwalk, budapest, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, December 3, 2015
A teacher in Hungary used testimony to introduce some of her school’s youngest students to Jewish culture.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, Andrea Szőnyi, hungary, budapest / Monday, December 21, 2015
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.
iwitness, IWitness activity, Andrea Szőnyi, budapest, hungary, partner school / Monday, January 25, 2016
IWitness is expanding its offerings for non-English speakers.
iwitness, czech, hungary, poland, Czech Republic, Monika Koszynska, Andrea Szőnyi, Martin Smok / Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Educators in Hungary are encouraged to apply for this year’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program. The deadline is April 3, 2016.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, Andrea Szőnyi, budapest / Thursday, March 3, 2016
After an intensive six-days of learning how to teach with testimony, 19 educators from throughout Hungary completed the first part of the 2016 Master Teacher program in Budapest.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, master teacher, budapest, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Nineteen educators gathered at Central European University Budapest the first weekend in July to share the activities they piloted in the classroom after being initiated into the Master Teacher program in Hungary last year.
master teacher, Teaching with Testimony, budapest, Andrea Szőnyi / Monday, July 18, 2016
Budapest’s Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) offered its first-ever sign language seminar for hearing-impaired patrons on USC Shoah Foundation and the Visual History Archive on Oct. 6 at the university’s Central Library.
ELTE, budapest, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, October 13, 2016
Students in Budapest, Hungary, and Durham, North Carolina, are taking a joint online course this semester on archives, memory and human rights. And last month, that included an introductory session on the Visual History Archive that will help inform their class curriculum and projects.
ceu, central european university, duke university, Andrea Peto, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Psychology students and professionals in Hungary attended two seminars this fall that inspired them to use IWitness in their teaching and learning.
hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, November 30, 2016
A group of over a dozen educators representing the so-called Visegrad countries – a bloc of Central European countries including the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia – met for a second time to experience and discuss the power of the IWalks and IWitness activities developed by USC Shoah Foundation.
Andrea Szőnyi, hungary, slovak, Czech Republic, poland / Monday, January 30, 2017
Following another arduous school year, 17 teachers who participated in the 2016 edition of USC Shoah Foundation’s Master Teacher program in Hungary returned to present the testimony-based lessons they developed and piloted in their classes over the past year.
master teacher, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, July 11, 2017