The Museum of Tolerance in cooperation with Journeys in Film and USC Rossier School of Education
Ideal for middle and high school educators, this two-day institute set in the immersive environment of the Museum of Tolerance will prepare educators to walk away with interdisciplinary lesson plans aligned to the Common Core for two particular films:
He Named Me Malala: Educators will be able to use the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize-winning teenager who advocates for equal education for girls all around the world, to teach about human rights, documentary film, and contemporary women’s issues.
Hidden Figures: Educators will also reflect on the obstacles and triumphs of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson, three black women mathematicians who worked in the NASA space program. Launching from background lessons on the civil rights movement, the Cold War, and the space race, as well as STEM lessons, educators will also strategize ways to encourage girls in STEM subjects.