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Oscar Week Special: Seven Teaching Resources on Film Literacy

Oscar Week Special: Seven Teaching Resources on Film Literacy | 21 century education | Scoop.it

The Academy Awards are just around the corner, and there are a number ofnominated films that can be great teaching tools for educators this year. It looks like it might be a big year for Steven Spielberg in the classroom and on Award night -- his Lincoln has been nominated for 12 Oscars, including Best Picture.

With the abundance of media messages in our society, it's important to ensure students are media literate. The Oscars provide a great opportunity to use the year's best films to teach students about media and film literacy -- they can also be an engaging teaching tool that provokes students' interest in a variety of subjects and issues. Here, we're providing some classroom resources from around the Web:

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Edutopia article and links to sharing media literacy in your classroom!  

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Ipads in the Classroom

Ipads in the Classroom | 21 century education | Scoop.it

 Ideas and how to video for using Imovie in the classroom, from Math Evolve.

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