Watch this brief, video picture of practice highlighting classroom strategies for actively engaging learners around film.

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  • Film is often seen as a passive learning medium, but it can offer much richer learning opportunities. The Experiencing Film lessons developed at IslandWood take film to a new level with dynamic instructional strategies.



    This video clip highlights the "Auditory Perceptions" lesson from the Experiencing Film curriculum guide. A fourth grade teacher uses Teachings of the Tree People, a film about Native American culture, to teach a lesson on sensory perception. Students hone their observation skills by "watching" with their ears. They create symbols to describe what they hear.

     

    You can find additional video clips in the Experiencing Film: An Active Approach video gallery.

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