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Why use filmmaking to improve literacy?

In this step we invite discussion around using film in the classroom, starting with a video from some of our experts.

Throughout this course we have looked at short narrative-based films as a tool for analytical and critical analysis. In this section of the course we will look at how we can use filmmaking to aid curricular attainment.

In the video above we hear from Jennifer Johnston and Simon Richards from the Into Film training team and Simon Pile, assistant headteacher at Anson Primary School.

Have you incorporated filmmaking into your teaching?

If so, can you tell us how you’re using it?

If not, what how would you see yourself using film in the future?

Please add to the comments below.

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Teaching Literacy Through Film

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