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 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
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
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
Kathrin Meyer concluded her visit to USC Shoah Foundation with the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) with an informative conversation with Director of Education Kori Street.
ihra, kori street, Teaching with Testimony / Thursday, June 23, 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
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
As you prepare your lessons plans for this year’s school year explore seven reasons why you should teach with testimony.
backtoschoolwithIWitness, iwitness, Teaching with Testimony, back to school, op-eds / Friday, August 26, 2016
As an educator who has used IWitness to teach various subjects, units and topics here are some tips to integrating testimony into any curriculum, including Science.
backtoschoolwithIWitness, Teaching with Testimony, iwitness, IWitness17, Science, op-eds / Tuesday, September 6, 2016
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
Educators convene in Hungary and Poland for training on using genocide-survivor testimony in lessons
USC Shoah Foundation’s annual Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program is a one-year professional development initiative for educators that begins with a six-day seminar for educators.
iwalk, iwitness, Teaching with Testimony / Friday, July 20, 2018
Over six days, teachers from all over Poland learned how to best integrate USC Shoah Foundation's testimonies of genocide survivors into their classroom experiences.
Teaching with Testimony, poland, IWalks / Tuesday, August 7, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Unlock the Power of Testimony-Based Learning to Inspire Students, Educators, and Communities Nationwide
In an effort to spark a social movement against hatred in all forms, and to commemorate the 25th anniversary and re-release of Schindler’s List, USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, have partnered to create Teaching with Testimony – a new educational program that unlocks the powerful classroom potential of testimony.
schindler list, Teaching with Testimony, discovery education / Monday, November 5, 2018
For years now I have noticed that my students are especially interested in the information from non- traditional educational channels; visual and auditory information are often more welcome than academic texts from their books. The reason, we have experienced a shift in the methods that young people process information these days.
Teaching with Testimony, hungary, education, op-eds / Monday, August 4, 2014
For the first time, USC Shoah Foundation has published a lesson that was created by a teacher in the Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program.
teaching with testimony for the 21st century, Teaching with Testimony, hungary, teacher / Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Teachers learned how to use testimony in their classroom activities at the third Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program in Poland Nov. 9-14, 2014.
Teaching with Testimony / Friday, December 5, 2014
Three weeks ago, USC Shoah Foundation gathered in Poland to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. And just last week, staff from the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews returned the favor.
museum of the history of polish jews, Teaching with Testimony / Wednesday, February 18, 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
Trzy tygodnie temu USC Shoah Foundation zorganizowała w Polsce obchody 70. rocznicy wyzwolenia Nazistowskiego obozu Auschwitz. A w ubiegłym tygodniu pracownicy Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich POLIN odwiedzili nas.
museum of the history of polish jews, Teaching with Testimony / Thursday, April 9, 2015
The school I teach at in Alberta, Canada, is considered a "unique setting" within our public school system. This means that our programming is designed to meet the complex learning, social and emotional needs of elementary children who exhibit extreme behavioral and emotional difficulties which impede their ability to be successful in school, community and home.
past is present, Holocaust education, Teaching with Testimony, iwitness, Paula Lebovics, Twitter, op-eds / Wednesday, June 3, 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
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
“Practicing Positive Education” Conference in Australia to Include Keynote and Master Class on Testimony
USC Shoah Foundation Australia Regional Consultant Sarah Warby will speak about the power of teaching with testimony at Knox Grammar School’s Practicing Positive Education conference in Sydney, Aug. 28-29.
australia, conference, kori street, sarah warby, sydney, iwitness, Teaching with Testimony / Thursday, August 20, 2015