The roundtable discussions and panels helped lay the framework for UNESCO to develop digital educational resources and a teacher’s guide.
unesco, Stephen Smith, kim simon, kori street / Monday, November 9, 2015
At a training led by USC Shoah Foundation education staff, Rwandan teachers learned how to build IWitness activities and incorporate IWitness into the new Rwandan national curriculum.
iwitness, rwanda, rpep, kori street, Lesly Culp, kigali / Tuesday, March 29, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation Managing Director Kim Simon and Director of Education Kori Street are in Bucharest, Romania, this week at the bi-annual plenary meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).
ihra, kim simon, kori street, romania / Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Join USC Shoah Foundation for an informative conversation with International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)’s Executive Secretary Kathrin Meyer, PhD, on Friday, June 17 in USC’s Leavey Library.
ihra, kori street / Tuesday, June 14, 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
The Ukrainian high school students were trained to lead the new IWalk on Babi Yar.
Ukraine, anna lenchovska, kori street, babi yar, iwalk / Friday, October 21, 2016
Watch USC Shoah Foundation Senior Director of Programs and Operations Kori Street’s Talk at USC’s Innovate Armenia
USC Shoah Foundation was featured at the USC Institute of Armenian Studies’ Innovate Armenia festival for the first time on Saturday.
Armenian Genocide, kori street / Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Dr. Kori Street, Director of Education for USC Shoah Foundation, will be participating in a panel at the upcoming International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in San Antonio, Texas from June 23 through June 26. The annual ISTE conference and exposition is the premier conference for educators and education leaders from around the world who are engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through the innovative and effective uses of technology.
kori street, iste, iwitness / Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Eyewitnesses to “No Place on Earth”: USC Shoah Foundation announces IWitness learning activity based on remarkable story of survival during the Holocaust
USC Shoah Foundation – the Institute for Visual History and Education (the Institute) announces a special education outreach effort to mark the theatrical release of the acclaimed documentary film No Place on Earth, a film directed by Janet Tobias, which chronicles the experiences of 38 men, women and children who survived the Holocaust in Ukraine by hiding in natural cave systems for 511 consecutive days, living underground longer than any human had ever done before.
iwitness, kori street / Friday, April 12, 2013
"Teaching about the Holocaust" United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Forum on Holocaust Education comes to the USC Shoah Foundation
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), in cooperation with USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, hosted the 12th Southern California Teacher Forum on Holocaust Education, “Teaching about the Holocaust,” at the University of Southern California. Approximately 90 educators from the greater Los Angeles area attended the three-day program.
iwitness, kori street, education, ushmm, Peter Feigl / Monday, March 4, 2013
Tenth grade students at Windward School in Mar Vista, California have been piloting a new IWitness activity titled What Can One Voice Tell Us About a Genocide as part of their Global Studies class.
education, iwitness, kori street, karen jungblut, kim simon, rwanda, tutsi / Monday, June 3, 2013
Kori Street, PhD, director of education for USC Shoah Foundation, will deliver a presentation about its IWitness Program at the University of Miami’s 12th annual Holocaust Teacher Summer Institute on June 13, 2013. Street’s talk, “Learning to Use Holocaust Survivor Testimony in the Classroom,” will address the program’s value in teaching eyewitness history, as well as its ability to help build digital literacy. The Holocaust Teacher Institute is sponsored by the University of Miami School of Education & Human Development and the Miami Dade County Public Schools.
kori street, education, iwitness, presentation, miami, florida / Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre in Toronto has introduced USC Shoah Foundation’s online educational tool, IWitness, to Canadian teachers and students, marking the beginning of the Neuberger Centre’s use of IWitness as part of its educational programming.
iwitness, kori street, education, canada, toronto / Wednesday, June 26, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education welcomed Eyal Kaminka, the newly-appointed director of the International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS) of Yad Vashem, to its offices on July 26 for a discussion about the ways that the two organizations cooperate and partner in a variety of educational programs.
yad vashem, echoes and reflections, ishs, kori street, eyal kaminka / Wednesday, July 31, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation’s director of research and documentation, Karen Jungb
rwanda, education, kori street, karen jungblut, aegis / Friday, August 16, 2013
International educators discuss testimony-based educationA conversation with Werner Dreier, Alice Herscovitch, and Karen PolakBy Kori Street
interview, kori street, alice herscovitch, karen polak, dreier, testimony, ihra, holocaust, education / Monday, August 26, 2013
Kori Street receives Tikkun Olam Award
kori street / Monday, November 5, 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
iwitness, education, australia, kori street / Monday, October 29, 2012
Kori Street, Director of Education, and Professor Douglas Becker Lead Talk About Preventing Atrocities
USC Shoah Foundation's first co-sponsored academic event of the year was a discussion about how atrocities can be stopped by governments and individuals.
lecture, kori street, academic / Tuesday, October 22, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation’s director of education, Kori Street, will give two presentations this week in Montreal.
kori street, canada, presentation, lecture, iwitness / Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Haverford School and Main Line Reform Temple – Beth Elohim will host workshops for teachers and students to learn about IWitness, USC Shoah Foundation’s educational website that uses testimony to teach via engaging multimedia-learning activities.
iwitness, education, workshop, kori street / Monday, November 18, 2013
Three professors from across the University of Southern California took part in a thought-provoking conversation about technology’s place in teaching the humanities Tuesday, moderated by USC Shoah Foundation director of education Kori Street.
digital, education, kori street / Wednesday, February 19, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation Scholars and Staff Participating in Association of Holocaust Organizations Conference
Staff and scholars of the USC Shoah Foundation will participate in discussion about the latest in Holocaust studies at the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO)’s 29th annual conference this week in St. Petersburg, Fla.
aho, patrick desbois, wendy lower, kori street, michael berenbaum / Wednesday, June 4, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation Director of Education Kori Street spoke to students at Magnolia Science Academy in Carson, Calif., on Monday about IWitness, testimony, and how they can use their own voices to participate in civil society.
kori street, IWitness Video Challenge Winner / Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Kori Street, USC Shoah Foundation Director of Education, will join other education experts for a panel discussion at the Responsibility 2015 conference in New York City, which will commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Armenian Genocide, kori street / Friday, February 20, 2015
Kori Street gave a presentation titled “Listen and Listen Again: Thinking About Testimony and Tolerance” for over 50 staff who work with people who have been granted asylum.
kori street, immigration, presentation, testimony / Tuesday, May 19, 2015
For some educators social media may feel like the Wild West, but Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are quickly becoming the new frontier of Holocaust education.
kori street, aho, conference, social media / Wednesday, June 17, 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 presentation will engage the theoretical and practical implications of effectively using the audio-visual testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.
Armenian Genocide Testimony Collection, kori street, lecture / Tuesday, August 4, 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