Tag: Teach with film

Women's History Month: Teach With Film
February 2, 2024

Free Resources for Women's History Month We have compiled free resources to support you through Women's History Month that all take advantage of the power of film. They include core-based lesson plans, fully prepared and ready for immediate classroom use, as they highlight the stories of women who are changemakers, thought leaders, scholars, scientists and much more. Hidden Figures tells the story of  Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary...

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: Celebrate Youth Climate Activism for Earth Month Learn...

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...

Our Top Ten Teaching Articles of 2023
January 4, 2024

We're excited to share our top ten teaching articles of 2023 published across various educational outlets this past year. Our Most Popular Articles About Effective Approaches to Teaching With Film Prepare for the new year with our TOP articles of 2023!  Get ready to dive deeper into teaching with film — by theme, by activity, and by teaching challenge. Creating Safe Spaces for Student Engagement with Difficult Topics — A Share My...

Our Ten Newest Film Guides
January 4, 2024

As a new year begins, we're excited to share our ten newest film guides with you! Our Latest Teaching Resources for Acclaimed Contemporary Films To start a new year, we’re recapping our ten newest film guides. These acclaimed documentaries and hit feature films shed new light on history, current events, and the important figures and issues of our time. Our free teaching resources can help you put the rapidly-shifting news landscape into...

Top Ten Downloads of 2023
January 4, 2024

Prepare for the new year with our TOP resources of 2023, Discover which ones made the list and get ready to level up your teaching game. Check out the top ten downloads of 2023! 10. A three-way tie for Crip Camp, The Post, and Whale Rider Teach about Camp Jened and Disability Justice with our Crip Camp Curriculum Guide and Discussion Guide (for high school). Explore Freedom of the Press with The Post Curriculum Guide (for high school). Discover...

Around the Web: Educational Resources
October 18, 2023

Our educational resources and content are often shared by other premium educational organizations like Share My Lesson, Edutopia, Video Librarian and others. On these sites, and others, you’ll find free lesson plans, articles of relevance for educators, film reviews and filmmaker interviews and much more. Here are just a few examples of where you’ll find Journeys in Film around the web! Share My Lesson This free, award-winning...

Summer of Soul Lesson Named #1 Partner Resource of Share My Lesson 2022
December 20, 2022

Share My Lesson, a project of the American Federation of Teachers, is a free award-winning, community based site featuring bringing together educators, parents, caregivers, educational resource creators, paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel. It is a vibrant community and rich site of resources including articles, lesson plans, webinars and much more. Several Journeys in Film lessons and webinars are available on the Share My Lesson...

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