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
Announcing the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge
Help your students find their voice as they explore the testimonies in IWitness and find inspiration 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.
Featured Educator: Kristen Link
The students in Kristen Link’s high school German classes in Illinois learn a lot more than a new language. With the help of Echoes and Reflections, they also learn about one of the darkest chapters in German history. Link has taught the Holocaust as part of her German classes for over 15 years, but said she has felt for a while that something was missing from her teaching.
Through Testimony Blog: A Lesson in Kindness
Emily Bengels is a middle school teacher at Readington Middle School in New Jersey. She also is in charge of the Enrichment program in her school. In her blog, Bengels discusses her experience in teaching with testimony.
New Activity: Skittles, Deplorables and "All Lives Matter"
In this activity, students will learn about different types of rhetoric and develop the skills to show leadership in communication in the social media space.