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9 Great Movies for the High School Classroom. Thought-provoking documentaries -- many with teacher materials -- will get kids thinking (and learning).

9 Great Movies for the High School Classroom

Royalty Free Videos for Download. Film Club: ‘This Video May Not Be Real’ 2.

Film Club: ‘This Video May Not Be Real’

After watching, think about these questions: What moments in this film stood out for you? Storyline Online. WORDLESS VIDEOS FOR ELT. ELT-cation is turning 3 years old this month.


And that takes the cake. Or a new post. Last year I posted a few games to celebrate the occasion (see Play & Learn Games); this year I’ve decided to throw a “movie night” party and share my favourite wordless videos. These films are: short (about 2-4 minutes) highly engaging, and appropriate for learners of all levels. The British Council's English Channel combines arts content with English-language learning. YouTube. Google Super Bowl Commercial 2019. Pixar SparkShorts.

Confessions of an Idiom. 90-Second Newbery. The Science of Happiness - An Experiment in Gratitude. Teaching English Learners with Short Animated Videos. A MiddleWeb Blog One of the best ways to help kids love reading and get enthusiastic about school is by making learning fun! Make them want to be part of it. Make them laugh, cry, think deeply…engage them and evoke emotion, and suddenly you have kids who want to do the work of learning. Short animated videos are excellent for supporting literacy skills while making the learning fun and engaging.

They are especially effective for English learners because they are visual in nature. Since often English learners are reading in English at levels that are lower than their cognitive level or their ability to read in their native language, the use of the video allows students to think critically and experience a story at a higher level than they can decode on their own. Seven Million Years of Human Evolution. UpTown Spot. What a classroom looks like in 27 countries around the world. What’s a smartphone made of? - Kim Preshoff. Best Story Elements Videos for the Classroom. We found some fab videos that are perfect for teaching story elements!

Best Story Elements Videos for the Classroom

Whether you’re talking about plot, characters, setting, conflict, theme, or point of view, there’s definitely something on our list that you can use. Of course, there’s no better way to teach story elements than by reading stories with your students. Vocabulary in Chunks – Get Inspired. Video Lesson Plans for Teachers.

ESL Lesson Plans Based on Videos - Fluentize. By Jamie Keddie Street questions - Viral Videos for Higher Level ELT. We Art Water Film Festival. Ciné Poème - Je ne suis personne. Ideas: Short films and videos for curious minds. An innovative way to learn english. 20 great video sites for the EFL classroom. I was asked on my FB page where I find good videos for class.

20 great video sites for the EFL classroom

I stumble upon them now and then (like here, thanks Lana), but I also find these sources pretty useful. Hope this helps! Joseph’s Machines If you’re doing anything related to inventions, processes, technology, and so on, Joseph’s Machines is great inspiration. THIRTEEN - New York Public Media. Hum. What They Took With Them. The Black Mirror Project – Envisioning The Future of Media. Evan. The Lie. 13 Study Tips. Preposterous - A short about absurdity. The 71 Most AMAZING Innovations of All Time.

UNSATISFYING. The Seven Best Short Films to Promote Empathy in ELT - Kieran Donaghy. Empathy, which has been beautifully defined by Roman Krznaric as “the art of stepping imaginatively into the shoes of another person, understanding their feelings and perspectives, and using that understanding to guide your actions”, may be one of the qualities which distinguishes an average teacher from an excellent teacher in the eyes of the student.

The Seven Best Short Films to Promote Empathy in ELT - Kieran Donaghy

I think that empathy is increasingly important in language education as communication requires a sophisticated degree of empathy, in order to communicate effectively, language teachers, teacher trainers and learners needs to be able to understand the other person’s affective and cognitive states. My interest in empathy was sparked by Jill Hadfield’s classic Classroom Dynamics and Earl Stevik’s 1980 masterpiece Teaching Languages: A Way and Ways in which Stevick argues for the importance of affective factors in language teaching and learning. RSA Shorts: Dr Brené Brown, "The Power of Empathy" Immersion: a film about a new immigrant struggling in an English-only class.

What is your hope? The Sports Shed. Great Video On Imagination For TOK Classes: “Yuval Noah Harari: The Rise of Humans” eLesson Inspirations. Dexter Early Cuts C3 Cindy Landon 720. 6 iconic moments of Shakespeare you should hear. Three classic radio productions from the BBC archives starring Nigel Hawthorne, Miriam Margolyes, Geraldine McEwan and a host of celebrated acting talent.

6 iconic moments of Shakespeare you should hear

These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th Century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatestdramatist. A Series of Untranslatable Words About Love. Are You Lost in the World Like Me? Seven Best Short Films to Introduce Values - Kieran Donaghy. In an increasingly hyper-competitive and individualised world where isolation and loneliness are more and more prevalent, the role of universal values such as altruism, authenticity, community, compassion, creativity, determination, fairness, honesty, generosity, kindness, optimism, respect, responsibility, self-respect, tolerance, and wisdom in education is becoming increasingly important.

Seven Best Short Films to Introduce Values - Kieran Donaghy

Short films are a wonderful and engaging medium through which to introduce values into the classroom and to encourage students to reflect on values. How to Become a Better Person How to Become a Better Person created by Tracy Foster for The School of Life is a lovely animation which explores the values and virtues important in the modern world. The film is beautifully narrated by the popular philosopher and writer Alain de Botton. You can watch the film below and find a full lesson plan here. Educate the Heart. Fronteras/Borders. Intersectionality 101. Can The Paris Agreement Actually Stop Global Warming? 10 Important Protests in American History. Shakespeare. You've Gotta Love Millennials - Micah Tyler. Sea Shepherd Did to a Swimming Pool What Humans Do to the Oceans. Plastic pollution is recognized as a massive, global environmental issue, responsible for the deaths of over a million marine animals each year.

Sea Shepherd Did to a Swimming Pool What Humans Do to the Oceans

It is a danger to all marine life including birds, sharks, turtles and marine mammals, causing injury and death through drowning, entanglement, or starvation following ingestion. It is also a danger to human life. On Earth Day on April 22, 2016, Sea Shepherd Global teamed-up with Shanghai-based creative agency, Fred & Farid, to shine a spotlight on the massive issue of plastic pollution in our oceans. Video Lessons – Resources For Teachers.

Human the movie. HUMAN, a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Human the movie

Turn on the Closed Captions (CC) to know the countries where the images were filmed and the first name of the interviewees. Free Resources. Close If you are trying to view the videos from inside a school or university, your IT admin may need to enable streaming on your network. Please see the Internet Filtering section of our Technical Requirements page. DVDs AND OTHER COPIES Videos on this page are not available on DVD at this time due to licensing restrictions on the footage. Subscribers to NBC Learn may download videos and play them back without an internet connection. Every Best Visual Effects Winner. Ever. Video Response – It’s Fun! The Power of Teamwork - Funny Animation. Simple English Videos.

How We Can Save The World. The Science of Wonder. PayPal 2016 Big Game Commercial - “There’s a New Money in Town” I Wish for You... Jeremy Irons is a Grandfather With A Beautiful Message for His Granddaughter. Safer Internet Day 2015 - I Like It [Official Music Video] Kaufland: Die Einladung. Cannes Lion Award-Winning "Three Little Pigs advert". Yoda & growth mindset. Nissan - Quit Smoking. CAN YOU READ MY LIPS? Video for the English classroom. For the language teacher, YouTube may be nothing less than one of the best sources of material the classroom has ever seen.

In this article, I would like to share 12 clips that I have used in my own classroom. I hope that each clip will be representative of a type of video that may be of particular interest to language teachers. Five. Positive Post-it Day. Forget John Lewis, this is the saddest Christmas ad you'll ever see. Mexican doodles. What Are The Most Visited Countries? Bow Wow Meow - Animal Sounds in Different Languages. BEYOND THE HORIZON - Symphony of Science + The Planetary Society. World Wildlife Fund. This Amazing Spoken-Word Film Captures the Madness of Shopping in 4 Minutes. The Image Hollywood Created of Africa. John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into A Comic Strip. Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul. A Brief History of European Colonization in Africa. Native American Responses to Thanksgiving. The Life and Death of a Pumpkin. How Millions Of Migrants Are Entering Europe.

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained. 50 Centuries in 10 Minutes. Do animals have language? - Michele Bishop. The view from here. The Bedrooms Of Children Around The World. Top 50 Breakfasts around the World. Shocking Amounts of Sugar People Eat Around The World. The ancient origins of the Olympics - Armand D'Angour. How to Age Gracefully - CBC Radio WireTap.