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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.
Armenian Genocide, IWitness activity / Monday, June 8, 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.
iwitness, fellowship, fellows, teaching fellow, teaching fellowship, IWitness activity / Friday, July 10, 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.
iwitness, IWitness activity / Tuesday, August 11, 2015
IWitness has published a new activity about Kristallnacht just in time for its 77th anniversary this November.
iwitness, IWitness activity, kristallnacht / Wednesday, October 21, 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.
IWitness activity, detroit / Monday, November 16, 2015
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.
Begins With Me, beginswithme, rwanda, IWitness activity / Wednesday, January 6, 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.
iwitness, IWitness activity, Andrea Szőnyi, budapest, hungary, partner school / Monday, January 25, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness activity “Arrival at Auschwitz” was piloted in Ukraine last week with 15 students, many of whom had experienced being displaced themselves in the country’s 2014 unrest.
Ukraine, IWitness activity, anna lenchovska / Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Starting today and continuing each Friday throughout the month of April, IWitness will publish a new activity geared for Rwandan students.
IWitness activity, iwitness, rwanda, Rwandan Genocide / Friday, April 1, 2016
The newest activity in IWitness draws on testimonies of Holocaust survivors to spark students’ reflection on how identity, and the struggle to hide it, can affect people from all walks of life.
iwitness, IWitness activity, Claudia Wiedeman / Thursday, April 21, 2016
Today IWitness launched its entire suite of new content and features to coincide with the new school year, including 13 new multimedia activities on a variety of languages and topics.
IWitness activity / Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Inspired by the United States’ 2016 presidential campaign, IWitness has just published a new activity that draws on current events to enhance students’ skills in leadership, media literacy and using their voices responsibly on social media.
IWitness activity, after school matters, chicago / Tuesday, November 1, 2016
A new IWitness activity focuses on the complex situation in Hungary after liberation. Students interpret and evaluate different behaviors exemplified through the testimony and film clips and think about their past and present correlations.
hungary, IWitness activity / Wednesday, April 12, 2017
A set of new activities on the IWitness activities page are all in Hungarian, part of the Institute’s efforts to globalize the education of students and their teachers about hatred and intolerance using USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
IWitness activity, iwitness, hungary / Thursday, May 4, 2017
Continuing its partnership with USC Shoah Foundation, The Florida Holocaust Museum (FHM) education staff have authored an IWitness activity introducing students to the challenges faced by Holocaust refugees, titled “Walter Loebenburg: Refugee Experiences During the Holocaust.”
iwitness, IWitness activity, florida / Thursday, August 31, 2017
Over a dozen new multimedia activities in a variety of languages have been published on IWitness in time for the new school year.
IWitness activity, iwitness / Friday, September 8, 2017