Tagged: film

5 lessons for educators from “McFarlane”

A number of years ago I wrote a post titled, “5 lessons for educators from “The King’s Speech”.  It was well received and today I thought I’d write a few similar thoughts after watching the movie, “McFarlane“. I totally expected the movie to be a...

Philosophy of Education at the Movies

I’ve always enjoyed teaching this module – Philosophy of Education, during my years educating teachers. Part of the module consisting of watching scenes from movies and discussing, debating what philosophy of education they represented. Here is a nice powerpoint outlining the major philosophies of education....

5 Favorite & Fabulous Video Based Lessons

As a language teacher, I love video!  Students do too, so it’s a happy class when a video is being used. I’ve pounded the pulpit before on the benefits for video in the language learning classroom.  See my Using Video In The Classroom Guide Book as...

Not just playing a part

I’ve been working on a new post this weekend, a reflection on my own development as a teacher and all the footprints that truly led me to where I am right now. Something for myself but which other teachers might find some truth therein. I’m...

The #1 …. (film for education)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. The Red Balloon This 1956, French, silent, 34 min. film is a revelation. If you haven’t seen it, do so! It highlights the simplicity by which children experience the world and tells the tale...

TEACH – The movie. Thumbs up or down?

TEACH – The movie. Thumbs up or down?

Here’s an acclaimed film/documentary about teaching.Teach – The Movie About its painstaking difficulty, its rewards for dedication. Tell us what you thought of these 4 teachers. What did this movie “speak” to you, as a teacher? See the booklet and especially the discussion guide if...

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