Futurelearn – Teaching Literacy through Film

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Want to develop Film Education and Media Literacy in your classroom?

Futurelearn are offering a great free four week online course – Teaching Literacy Through Film beginning Monday 26th September 2016.

Course Information

Over four weeks, you’ll explore a range of strategies and frameworks that you can use to engage and inspire young people when teaching literacy, and improve their progress and levels of attainment in both reading and writing.

You’ll have the opportunity to share best practice, download classroom-ready resources, including how-to guides, activities and worksheets, and access an exclusive playlist of short films and clips to use in school.

We will also discuss the benefits of creating film content in the classroom and how this can be used to aid deep learning, which is more easily retained. You’ll have the opportunity to make your own short film for use in the classroom, which can be shared with fellow educators on a YouTube playlist.

CLICK HERE – Teaching Literacy Through Film

Check out the Media Literacy tab on the Highland Literacy blog.

 

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