USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education have partnered to create Teaching with Testimony, a new educational program that unlocks the powerful classroom potential of testimony. Drawing upon USC Shoah Foundation's vast library of audiovisual testimony from survivors and witnesses of genocides, Teaching with Testimony empowers students to find their voices and take action for a better future.
Come along as USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education take students on a dynamic learning experience to hear first-hand testimonies from powerful voices to learn that stories have potential – potential to change the future.
What is Testimony?
Get started by sharing the What is Testimony? video with your class. Next, download the corresponding educator guide, designed to provide you with the foundations of Teaching with Testimony. Plus, take a look at the curated selection of video testimonies or explore the middle school and high school activities to learn more.
In collaboration with Discovery Channel’s global premiere of WHY WE HATE, a six-part docuseries that explores the reasons why humans hate, USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education have created a collection of powerful instructional resources that connect the important themes of the docuseries to classroom instruction.
Student Video Challenge
Teaching with Testimony invites students ages 13+ to discover their story and make a difference in their communities for the chance to win $10,000 in prizing!