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

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Featured Educator: Lesly Culp

Teaching about genocide is the only way to have a lasting impact on our students, to affect their worldview, to help them understand that they can make a difference. In Lesly's opinion the best way to create this lasting impact is through teaching with testimony.

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IWitness Webinars in 2016

IWitness integrates testimony-based education with the development of digital literacy and other 21st-century competencies. Join free IWitness webinars to learn more about teaching with testimony.
RSVP here for May 3rd Webinar.

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New Activity: Reconciliation and Forgiveness after Genocide

In this activity, students will be introduced to the history of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and how the country has confronted its past and sought to reunite its people in order to move forward.

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2016 IWitness Video Challenge Launched

Through the IWitness Video Challenge, students will find inspiration from the voices in IWitness to create positive change in their own community.

More than $10,000 in prizing from Ford Motor Co. will be awarded to students, teachers and schools who submit winning video essays about their experience.

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Browse clips of testimony addressing more than 50 different topics. Registered IWitness users can search and watch full length testimonies.

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Search the library of ready-made activities in several languages or customize your own.

Students use embedded tools to build videos, word clouds and other testimony-based projects.

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View student projects and hear from educators about how successfully IWitness works in their classrooms.

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