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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2017 Online Professional Development

Take part in this year's online professional development opportunities through IWitness. Witness webinars are open to anyone. Webinars are led by education specialists and trainers at USC Shoah Foundation.

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IWitness Video Challenge Submissions Quadruple

The contest, now in its fourth year, received four times the number of entries it received just last year. The total number of students who were assigned the challenge increased by 70%, and the number of teachers who assigned it nearly doubled.

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IWitness Offers Summer Webinars for Teachers

Educators can continue their professional development over the summer with a series of IWitness webinars. Each webinar focuses on a specific aspect of teaching using genocide survivor and witness testimonies. Webinars are free and open to anyone to register.

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Seven New Hungarian-Language Activities Published on IWitness

IWitness Hungarian activities are part the effort to globalize the education of students and their teachers about hatred and intolerance using interactive activities, academic resources and video testimonies from USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive.

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