Join the Journeys in Film and AFT's Share My Lesson for a conversation on Netflix's and Participant Media's The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, based on the true story of William Kamkwamba, a brilliant teenager whose creativity, persistence and courage provided a solution for his family and eventually for his village and many others in his country of Malawi and beyond.
Now Available On Demand. Original Air Date: March 24, 2020.
Journeys in Film's Director of Education Eileen Mattingly will share an overview of the interdisciplinary resources available for the film to support science, physics, language arts and social studies teachers in exploring the geographical and environmental context of Malawi, the history and engineering of wind power and the factors that influenced William's journey: religion, politics, the environment, and education.
Participants in the webinar will then be invited to join in a conversation and Q&A with best-selling author, engineer and speaker William Kamkwamba joining us live! Journeys in Film's free resources for the film will also be available.
Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.
On Demand version is available in closed captioning in English and Spanish.