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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Division among people continues to be a root cause of conflict. Students need a relevant perspective to help them recognize how continued reinforcements of stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination play a role in this division. This webinar will focus on ways to contextualize present day manifestations hate through IWitness resources. Register for the Webinar
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Students need to think critically about the implication of bystanders' choices, the reasons behind those choices, and the reasons why they should have acted. We want to encourage our students to always do the right thing and stand up for those in need. To do this, they need to understand the consequences of bystander behavior. This webinar will focus on first-hand stories from victims to help students think critically about inaction and indifference.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Students are aware of injustices around them, especially in today's political climate. Providing them a way to contribute to the solution validates their social responsibility and activates their learning. With service learning and community service becoming essential parts of curricula we as educators can inspire our students to do good in the world. This webinar will focus on the IWitness Video Challenge, an activity that gets students working for positive change in their communities.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
In a world filled with counter examples, students need our guidance to find real examples of responsible, empathetic behavior. Examining ways in which people care for others by highlighting individuals who had courage to take a stand against prejudice, discrimination, and hate will provide a new authentic perspective of good. Bringing in voices of those who have helped and been helped by others is a powerful way for students to be introduced to these role models.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
To help students become active civil participants of society, they need to discover and define their voice. Cultivating communication skills and digital literacy are critical to supporting students as they attempt to magnify their voices in support of others. In this webinar, resources that cultivate these skills in students will be featured. Register for the Webinar
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Sedda Antekelian and Manuk Avedikyan will talk about IWitness, an online education resource developed by USC Shoah Foundation, that provides access to eyewitness testimonies of the Armenian genocide and classroom activities for educators.