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Bubla Basu

What can you learn from watching a movie? Apparently lots. Here’s what 4 children learnt from watching the cartoon movie Charlotte’s Web. Definitely a wonderful teaching resource.

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Girija Uday Kumar

Life and learning cannot be separated. As teachers we have to show children how lessons in life help them learn. And movies are a good way to do that. This former teachers suggests two movies that have aided her in her endeavours–Dead Poets Society and Mona Lisa Smile.

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Aditi Mathur and Ratnesh Mathur

The authors give a list of must watch movies for teachers. Movies that will reveal to them something about themselves and teach them something.

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Subha Das Mollick

How do you look for teaching-learning moments in movies? The author explains here with two scenes from the movie, Sound of Music how a movie can be more than just entertainment.

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Adithi Muralidhar

Looking for a comprehensive resource to discuss the environment and sustainability? Adithi Muralidhar shares her experience of using the documentary, The Story of Stuff, with students.

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Shubhangi K Bhide

Human beings are a relatively new species compared to the several different animal species living on earth. Us humans therefore have a lot to learn from other species who co-habit the earth with us. How can we teach children to look at nature for solutions to our problems? The Biomimicry Education Network would be a good place to start.