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Poland opens Jewish museum on former site of Warsaw Ghetto USC Shoah Foundation staff member named chief education specialist
Monika Koszynska, the USC Shoah Foundation’s regional coordinator in Poland, has been appointed as Chief Specialist in Education at the newly inaugurated Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
warsaw ghetto uprising, poland, Monika Koszynska / Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The History Meeting House in Warsaw has become the first institution in Poland to offer full access to the Archive of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education. Nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages—mostly between 1994 and 1999—can now be remotely accessed via an online interface that allows searching and viewing the fully indexed video and related metadata.
Monika Koszynska, Jacek Leociak, warsaw, archive, access site / Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A new group of educators will learn about testimony-based education and develop their own lessons using the Visual History Archive starting today as part the second Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program for Polish teachers.
teaching with testimony for the 21st century, poland, warsaw, museum of the history of polish jews, Monika Koszynska / Tuesday, February 4, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s work in Poland has come a long way since filming of founder Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List began in Krakow in 1993. Today, it is an important site for USC Shoah Foundation's testimony-based educational programs and resources.
poland, Monika Koszynska, museum of the history of polish jews / Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, poland, mhpj, Monika Koszynska / Monday, July 27, 2015
Not everyone in Poland has made it to Warsaw to visit POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. But this summer, the museum came to them.
polin, museum of the history of polish jews, Monika Koszynska / Monday, October 12, 2015
Polish “Teaching with Testimony” Participants Impact Schools and Communities with Testimony-Based Lessons
The 2014 cohort of Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century in Poland reunited to share the lessons they piloted in their classrooms over the past year, with impressive results.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, poland, Monika Koszynska / Tuesday, December 1, 2015
A new anthology "From Testimony to Story: Video Interviews about Nazi Crimes: Perspectives and Experiences in Four Countries" includes two chapters about USC Shoah Foundation, written by its regional consultants in Czech Republic and Poland.
Martin Smok, Monika Koszynska, EVZ / Friday, December 4, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation’s international consultants in Poland and Czech Republic ended 2015 introducing the work of the Institute to new audiences.
poland, Czech Republic, Monika Koszynska, Martin Smok, teacher training / Tuesday, January 5, 2016
APIP has been a powerful force for Polish teachers over the past year, says Polish Regional Consultant Monika Koszynska.
apip, poland, mhpj, Monika Koszynska / Wednesday, January 27, 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
Eleven new lesson plans and long term educational projects were developed during the fourth Polish edition of the Teaching with Testimony program.
poland, Teaching with Testimony, Monika Koszynska, mhpj, warsaw / Friday, March 4, 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.
master teacher, Teaching with Testimony, poland, Monika Koszynska / Monday, August 8, 2016
The IWalk went along one of the busiest streets in Warsaw which used to be part of the Warsaw Ghetto.
iwalk, poland, polin, warsaw, warsaw ghetto, Monika Koszynska / Thursday, February 2, 2017
Polish educators shared the innovative ways they have used testimony in their classrooms since they completed USC Shoah Foundation’s Master Teacher program last year.
master teacher, poland, Monika Koszynska / Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Teachers will learn about teaching with testimony and develop their own lesson plans July 2-7, 2017, in Budapest.
master teacher, poland, Teaching with Testimony, Monika Koszynska / Thursday, March 23, 2017