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


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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. 

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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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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View student projects and hear from educators about how successfully IWitness works in their classrooms.

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