What is IWitness?
Over 1,300 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
Featured Educator: Lyndsay Fleming
Lyndsay Fleming teaches sixth grade social studies at East Cobb Middle School in Marietta, Georgia. Fleming’s students not only learn about the events of the Holocaust and World War II, but they also learn the importance of tolerance of any religion, empathy for others, and the importance of human dignity.
Featured Activity: Understanding Kindertransport
Join us in celebrating Mother’s Day this May, and explore From the Mother Who Will Never Forget You: Understanding Kindertransport. This Information Quest activity introduces students to the Kindertransport, the transport of child refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe to England, and its effects on the children who experienced the journey.
Student Video Essay Contest Deadline
IWitness Video Challenge contest deadline: May 8
Challenge your students to create positive value in their communities as inspired by the testimonies in IWitness
Auschwitz: The Past is Present Virtual Experience
For four days in January 2015 – survivors, teachers, and students gathered to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Now, you are invited to participate in a powerful virtual experience to hear about their journey first-hand.