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.

Virtual Field Trip

Making a New Life: The Courage of a Refugee

Come along as USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education take students on a dynamic learning starting with the historical refugee experience to the modern-day experience, students learn how refugees adjust to their new homes and cultures and celebrate the strength people can have in times of great change.


Teaching with 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.

Why We Hate

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.

Stronger Than Hate Challenge

The 2022 Stronger Than Hate Challenge is now CLOSED! Learn more about past winners and how they made their community Stronger Than Hate.

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About The Partners

USC Shoah Foundation


USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education is dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides, a compelling voice for education and action. The Institute's current collection of 55,000 eyewitness testimonies contained within its Visual History Archive preserves history as told by the people who lived it, and lived through it. Housed at the University of Southern California, within the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the Institute works with partners around the world to advance scholarship and research, to provide resources and online tools for educators, and to disseminate the testimonies for educational purposes. 

Discovery Education


Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in nearly 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com.