A small miracle: Charlotte’s web

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.

Of boundaries and bridges

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.

Multiplex for teachers

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.

Order, order!

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.

The big story… of everything!

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.

Modelling learning from life

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.