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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” This new video is a great one for showing IB Theory of Knowledge classes when discussing Imagination as a Way of Knowing.

Great Video On Imagination For TOK Classes: “Yuval Noah Harari: The Rise of Humans”

In it, Yuval Noah Harari, an Israeli historian, talks about imagination being the key to the success of humanity: Related Video: Wow, It Looks Like Pixar's 'Inside Out' Movie Will Be Perfect For IB TOK Classes! As International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge teachers know, emotion and imagination are two "Ways Of Knowing" (for people unfamiliar with TOK, the curriculum defines a number of qualities as ways we acquire knowledge, and then divides that knowledge into "Areas Of Knowing" like history, math, etc.).

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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. 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. Video Lessons – Resources For Teachers. Human the movie. Free Resources.

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Video for the English classroom

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. Handkerchiefs at the ready: the German supermarket chain Edeka has aired a Christmas ad that could top John Lewis’s “Man on the Moon” as this season’s biggest tear-jerker.

Forget John Lewis, this is the saddest Christmas ad you'll ever see

In the ad, which has been viewed on YouTube almost 10m times, a lonely old man comes up with drastic measures to bring his family together: he fakes his own death. It starts with the man, played by British actor Arthur Nightingale, receiving a voicemail from his daughter telling him that, once again, the family won’t make it home for Christmas. He sits alone at the dinner table, enduring yet another lonely Christmas. In the next scene, his children, all busy in daily life, get the news that their father has died.

One of the sons, on a business trip to China, starts crying and another fights to hold back tears in his job at hospital. They all meet at their father’s house, grieving and dressed in black, but to their astonishment find the table set for dinner and their father, obviously alive, emerging from the kitchen. Mexican doodles. I never had a class that didn’t ask if I wear a kilt when I am in my country.

Mexican doodles

I wonder if Mexican teachers working away from home get asked the same thing about sombreros. This is a silly game that I remember from my childhood. I really hope my Mexican friends forgive me for taking advantage of their national dress stereotype in the name of grammar teaching. Language level: Beginner (A1)Learner type: Young learners; Teens; AdultsTime: 20 minutesActivity: Grammar drillTopic: StereotypesLanguage: Noun phrases (with the –ing form of the verb)Materials: None. 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.

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Watch the Best Short Films. Watch Free Online Documentary Films and Free Documentaries. The Merchants Of Cool. The Great Gatsby. Documentary - LingualNet. Learn something new every day. Top 100 Youtube videos for EFL!

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