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Over 1,300 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning.


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2015 IWitness Video Challenge Launched

USC Shoah Foundation launches 2nd annual video essay contest


Challenge your students to create positive value in their communities as inspired by the testimonies in IWitness

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Announcing ITeach Educator Contest


October 3 Contest Deadline: Join an international group of 25 teachers on a study trip to Poland for the 70th Anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz.

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New Activity: Understanding the Kindertransport

IWitness launches a new Information Quest activity to complement The Children of Willesden Lane.
Students engage in a close reading of texts and listen to first person accounts of the experience on the Kindertransport.

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IWitness Video Challenge Winner Announced

IWitness is pleased to recognize Ruth Hernández, the 2013 IWitness Video Challenge winner. Her video essay was featured at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in Los Angeles on May 7.

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IWitness Activities provide educators and students with tools to work with testimony.

Educators can build custom activities to support learners at all levels, or utilize the myriad of prepared activities.

Students can build their own videos, word clouds and much more.

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