What is IWitness?

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

Connects

students with the past

Engages

them in the present

Motivates

them to build a better future

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Featured Activity: Growing up Behind the Barbed Wire

In this activity, students will consider what life was like for children in Auschwitz by studying the iconic image of the children standing behind the barbed wire fence following the liberation of Auschwitz and listening to testimonies of some of the children in the photo.

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Featured Educator: Christa Calkins

When Christa Calkins travels to Poland on USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education’s Auschwitz: The Past is Present professional development program this January, her students back home will be right there with her – at least virtually.

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2015 IWitness Video Challenge Launched

USC Shoah Foundation launches 2nd annual video essay contest

Teachers

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

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Auschwitz: The Past is Present global campaign

In support of the observance of the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, 2015, this campaign engages a new generation in awareness, remembrance and community building.

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Watch

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

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Construct

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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