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Journeys in Film After-School Film Club Launches in Florida
August 25, 2022

Journeys in Film’s amplification of the power of storytelling through film and media content expands this Fall as our first After-School Film Club launches in Florida this September. Programming for the film club centers around youth action and social justice. As such, we curated a diverse slate of short films. These films highlight the work of young people all over the world. Furthermore, we supported the student-led group with guiding questions...

Learning About Forests for Earth Day and Everyday
April 20, 2022

Learning about forests for Earth Day and everyday is vital for students. Earth Day corresponds closely with Arbor Day, another opportunity to teach about forests. Additionally, forests are essential parts of our ecosystem. Thus, we encourage you to integrate this learning into your classroom anytime of the year. But, the April holidays of Earth Day and Arbor Day bring attention to trees and ecosystems. As such, these holidays can catapult student...

Big Sonia - Now Available on PBS Through 2025
April 14, 2022

Big Sonia is now available on PBS for the next three years! This makes the film even more accessible for your classroom use. Our free curriculum guide for the film features 5 lessons. These include an introduction to the Holocaust, an oral history assignment and more. This incredible film is 96 years in the making. It's a film you don't want your students to miss. Certainly, Sonia’s enormous personality masks the horrors she endured. At 15 she...

Summer of Soul - Now an Oscar Winner
March 29, 2022

At Journeys in Film, we are committed to educating the next generation to be globally competent and socially active by harnessing the power of film. As such, we create free curriculum guides and discussion guides for films. Our newest resource is a guide featuring 6 Lesson Plans for Summer of Soul - now an Oscar winner. To its many laurels, the film now adds the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. You can download this free curriculum guide...

Film Tools to Teach Climate Science in the Classroom
March 21, 2022

Teaching climate science and educating youth about the environment is more important than ever. Although environmental education can be challenging, teaching with film engages and excites students. Thus, we’re highlighting free resources that take advantage of the power of film. Use these resources to teach climate science, earth science, and other environmental topics. We’re here to help you take advantage of these free curriculum guides and...

Celebrating Women in History Through Film
March 8, 2022

Every year on March 8th, the world celebrates International Women's Day. This holiday highlights gender inequities. Moreover, it also draws attention to the importance of a world free of bias, discrimination and stereotypes. Additionally, March is Women's History Month. Both provide opportunities for educators to highlight and celebrate women in history in their classrooms. We provide free resources to achieve this goal through the use of film. We...

Teaching with Primary Sources Through Film
November 15, 2021

Teaching with primary sources and educating students about primary and secondary sources is an important part of classroom learning. Similarly, teaching with film is a proven way to engage and excite students. However, did you know that films can be powerful tools for engagement around primary source learning for students? We’re highlighting our free CORE-based curriculum guides that incorporate primary source learning activities. We’re here...

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