Category: Monthly Teaching Ideas

What to Teach in May
January 9, 2024

Here are teaching ideas paired with free teaching resources for teachers and homeschoolers about what to teach with film in May! May Teaching Highlights Mental Health Awareness Month May 5 - 12 is also Children's Mental Health Awareness Week. We recommend these powerful lesson plans and experiential activities to support mental health and wellness all month long: Big Sonia: PTSD and Intergenerational Trauma Defiant Requiem: Art and...

What to Teach in April
January 8, 2024

Here are guides and other suggestions for educators, homeschooling individuals, community groups, and others for what to teach in April! Celebrate Earth & The Environment April is Earth Month! Plus April 21 - 27 is Earth Week, April 22 is Earth Day and April 26 is Arbor Day. We have collections of teaching resources that can help you celebrate the environment all month long across the curriculum: Teach With Film for Earth Month. April...

What to Teach in March
January 7, 2024

Here are guides and other suggestions for educators, homeschooling individuals and others who plan ahead and want to teach with film in March! March Teaching Highlights Women's History Month: Free Resources for Women’s History Month Music in Our Schools Month: Chevalier, Defiant Requiem, Landfill Harmonic, Summer of Soul, The Music of Strangers March 10-April 8 Ramadan: Children of Heaven, He Named Me Malala, The Neighborhood...

What to Teach in February
January 6, 2024

Here are teaching ideas paired with free teaching resources for educators, homeschooling individuals to teach with film in February!  February Monthly Themes Black History Month Article: Teaching With Film for Black History Month Article: Family Movies for Black History Month | Multicultural Kids Blog Our newest Black History Film: Chevalier 🔔 Looking for individual lessons for teaching Black history? Check out our brand new Black...

What to Teach in January
January 5, 2024

Here are guides and other suggestions for educators, homeschooling individuals, community groups, and others for what to teach in January!  January Teaching Highlights January is National Mentoring Month. Queen of Katwe is the perfect film to inspire a new generation of mentors. January 15-19, 2024 is GLSEN No Name-Calling Week. Like Stars on Earth is a powerful film to start conversations about bullying. January 1 is the anniversary of...