Film is often seen as a passive learning medium, but it can offer much richer learning opportunities. The Experiencing Film lessons developed at IslandWood take film to a new level with dynamic instructional strategies.
This video clip highlights the "Auditory Perceptions" lesson from the Experiencing Film curriculum guide. A fourth grade teacher uses Students hone their observation skills by "watching" with their ears. They create symbols to describe what they hear. a film about Native American culture, to teach a lesson on sensory perception.
You can find additional video clips in the Experiencing Film: An Active Approach video gallery.
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