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Teach for Ukraine – a two-year teaching program similar to Teach for America – began training its first cohort last week, and part of that training included a workshop on IWitness and constructivist learning theory.
Ukraine, anna lenchovska / Monday, July 24, 2017
This seminar was a part of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies’ "Protecting Memory" project.
Ukraine, iwalk, iwitness, anna lenchovska / Monday, April 10, 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
For the first time this fall, IWitness will begin offering virtual reality educational resources, such as its VR film Lala. Learn more about how testimony-based virtual reality will be integrated with IWitness’s core principles and pedagogy.
/ Friday, July 7, 2017
The international Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) awarded IWitness its Seal of Alignment for Proficiency after a rigorous review process, marking five years that IWitness has been approved by ISTE.
iste, iwitness / Saturday, September 30, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation is announcing the release of Lala, a virtual reality film and educational resource that tells the true story of a dog that brightened the lives of a family interned by the Nazis in a ghetto in Poland during the Holocaust.
iwitness, lala, virtual reality / Monday, October 2, 2017
Librarians from New York City schools will have the opportunity to learn about IWitness at their 2017 annual fall conference on November 14.
iwitness / Friday, November 10, 2017
Learn about the 10 educational resources that USC Shoah Foundation will debut for the first 10 days of its "100 Days to Inspire Respect" program, launching January 20.
iwitness, 100 days to inspire respect / Thursday, January 5, 2017
Educators in the Detroit area and Glendale, Calif., attended professional development workshops on IWitness in the first months of 2017 in order to learn more about how to incorporate testimony into their teaching.
iwitness / Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The study will examine IWitness’s effectiveness in developing students’ capacity to become more responsible participants in civil society through the educational use of genocide survivor and witness testimony.
monitoring and evaluation, m&e / Thursday, February 23, 2017
IWitness users will notice some new features in the latest update of WeVideo. Students and teachers will enjoy new motion titles, premium music, and more advanced features like the ability to add transitions on all tracks, one of the most asked-for features from users.
iwitness, back to school / Friday, July 28, 2017
/ Sunday, August 18, 2019
Rescuer, WW2 Interview language: Russian Born June 29, 1928, in Kyiv, in what was then the Soviet Union, Mirgazim Sabirov was a teenager when he and his family rescued a Jewish family during the mass executions at Babi Yar. His family was not a part of an underground resistance or rescue group but acted alone. The atrocity at Babi Yar claimed the lives of 100,000 men, women, and children.
clip, male, rescuer, muslim, babi yar, subtitled / Friday, May 24, 2013
Mirgazim Sabirov was a teenager when he and his family rescued a Jewish family during the mass executions at Babi Yar. His family was not a part of an underground resistance or rescue group but acted alone. The atrocity at Babi Yar claimed the lives of 100,000 men, women, and children.
rescuer, subtitled, male, clip / Wednesday, March 19, 2014
/ Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Міргазім Сабіров розповідає про те, як проводжав друга до Бабиного яру.
babi yar / Wednesday, September 21, 2016
/ Wednesday, June 11, 2014
cagr / Wednesday, March 2, 2022
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
Lilia Tomchuk, a PhD candidate at the Fritz Bauer Institute at Goethe University Frankfurt, has been awarded the 2021-2022 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research. She will be in residence at the Center in Spring 2022 in order to conduct research for her dissertation, which is entitled “Dimensions of Jewish Women's Experiences During the Holocaust in Occupied Ukraine.”
cagr / Monday, January 3, 2022
Charlotte Kiechel, a Ph.D. candidate in Global History at Yale University, has been awarded the 2021-2022 USC Shoah Foundation Robert J. Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies. She will be in residence at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research in Spring 2022 to conduct research related to her dissertation, which is entitled “The Politics of Comparison: Holocaust Memory and Visions of ‘Third World’ Suffering, 1950-1995.”
cagr / Monday, January 3, 2022
Barnabas Balint, a PhD candidate at Magdalen College at the University of Oxford, UK, has been awarded the 2021-2022 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research. He will be in residence at the Center during Spring 2022 in order to conduct research for his dissertation, which is entitled “Accelerated Development into Adulthood: The Changing Roles of Young Hungarians During the Holocaust.”
cagr / Monday, January 3, 2022
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
Marthe Twizeyimana and Philippe Samvura both completed IWitness training workshops in the past and are now two of nine total “IWitness ambassadors” in Rwanda, dedicated to introducing other educators to IWitness.
iwitness, rwanda / Wednesday, May 24, 2017
New Dimensions in Testimony has been a work of passion for USC Shoah Foundation since 2010. After years of development at the University of Southern California including with USC Institute for Creative Technologies and with content developer Conscience Display, the program is now reaching audiences in museums around the world.
ndt, New Dimensions in Testimony / Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Educators learned how Holocaust survivor testimonies from the Visual History Archive can help them teach early conflict prevention and cultural sensitivity at a workshop led by USC Shoah Foundation’s Ukrainian regional consultant, Anna Lenchovska.
Ukraine, anna lenchovska / Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Visitors will find exciting ways to prepare, teach, and connect with Echoes & Reflections with expanded features throughout.
echoes and reflections, iwitness / Monday, September 18, 2017
A group of students from Chicago who inspired their fellow students to embrace each other’s unique identity has won the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge sponsored by USC Shoah Foundation.
IWitness Video Challenge Winner, iwitness video challenge / Monday, June 12, 2017
A public lecture by Prof. Lorena Sekwan Fontaine (University of Winnipeg/currently San Diego State University) (Join us in person for this lecture or attend virtually on Zoom) Organized by USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research
cagr / Thursday, January 27, 2022