Journeys in Film

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The mission of Journeys in Film is to use the storytelling power of film to help educate our next generation with a richer understanding of the diverse and complex world in which we live. Our goal is to help students mitigate existing attitudes of cultural bias and racism, cultivate human empathy and compassion, develop a deeper knowledge of global issues and current challenges, and prepare them for effective participation in the world economy as globally competent citizens.

We accomplish this by developing interdisciplinary educational curriculum based on award-winning films and aligned with current educational standards. We prepare teachers to use film effectively in the classroom through professional development workshops.

Our films and standards-based curricula integrate multicultural worldviews expressed in each film and offer students a compelling way to connect to our contemporary world. We walk teachers through lesson plans in math, science, social studies, language arts and media literacy specifically designed for each Journeys in Film title.

Total lessons: 5

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Journeys in Film
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:27pm
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Children of Heaven is a contemporary Iranian film about families, compassion, moral responsibilities and issues of limited resources. This film, shot...
During the years immediately after World War II, Canadian journalist Herbert Steinhouse wrote an article, complete with photographs, about Oskar...
Journeys in Film
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:12pm
Common Core
When the government issued injunctions against the publication of the Pentagon Papers by the New York Times and the Washington Post , its argument...