What is IWitness?
Over 1,500 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning.
students with the past
them in the present
them to build a better future
Browse by Standards now available!
Explore the new user-friendly features in the IWitness Activity Library, redesigned to search more easily through the growing number of activities! Search for activities that meet Common Core, ISTE, NCTE and international standards. You can also filter by activity type, subject area, and closed captioning, as well as save and share your favorites.
Featured Activity: No Place on Earth
Faced with persecution and probable death, 38 men, women and children survived underground. They spent a total of 511 days beneath the surface in two cave systems. Their experience was unearthed by an American cave explorer in 1993 when he was mapping caves in Ukraine and searching for his own roots.
Featured Educator: Zach Albert
Since January 2014, Zach Albert has been working full-time to index the Jewish Family Children's Service of San Francisco's collection for USC Shoah Foundation. This fall, a subset of this unique collection of will be integrated into IWitness.
IWitness Video Challenge National Winner Announced
Emma Heintz and Natalia Podstawka drew on the power of small acts of kindness to win the 2015 IWitness Video Challenge.