Primary Education News

10 Oct '14

News How to use film creatively in class: teaching tips and ideas live chat

Sponsored Q&A: From YouTube to Vines, how can film be used in lessons to inspire students? Join us on Wednesday 15 October from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for adviceWheeling out the TV and showing a movie has long been the teachers secret weapon to calm a distracted class at the end of term. But now many teachers in the UK are using film more creatively in their lessons.Teacher Adwoa Oforiwa uses the storytelling element of films, such as Oliver Twist, to improve her students narrative writing. In a blog for the Guardian, Oforiwa writes: In the classroom, film is more than just the carrot after the stick of ploughing through a book with young people. Continue reading...

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