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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Teachers Develop IWalks in Hungary

Five more IWalks are in development in Hungary by teachers-graduates from USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program--a two-year program in Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, and Czech Republic that introduces local educators to teaching with testimony from the Visual History Archive.

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IWitness Training in 2016

IWitness integrates testimony-based education with the development of digital literacy and other 21st-century competencies.

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Amanda Gin, Chloe Voss and Laurie Williamson

Guided by their teacher, Amanda and Chloe designed a project for the IWitness Video Challenge to help foster children in their community. Their video, “Nobody Forgotten,” took 2nd place in the national competition, landing them a $1,000 scholarship.

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Featured Activity: Information Quest - Helen Fagin

In this Information Quest students will view a selected experience from survivor Helen Fagin's testimony. They will engage with their assigned story by building a word cloud, develop a personal response to reflect individual feelings and perceptions about the story, and discuss it with their classmates.

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

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