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Greenman, Joseph; Joachim, Ann – 1980
This annotated guide lists 16mm. films on the Middle East for use in grades K-12 and with adults. The Middle East refers to a vast area extending from eastern Afghanistan and the northern Caucasus to the western coast of Morocco and the southern periphery of the Sahara. The guide does not list films according to their merits. Rather, it includes…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Arabs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Piliouras, Panagiotis; Siakas, Spyros; Seroglou, Fanny – Science & Education, 2011
In this paper, we present the design and application of a teaching scenario appropriate for 12-years-old pupils in the primary school aiming to a better understanding of scientific concepts and scientific methods, linking the development of individual thinking with the development of scientific ideas and facilitating a better understanding of the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Animation, Research Design, Scientific Principles
Yang, Hsiao-Hui – New Horizons in Education, 2010
Background: Teenagers experience wars not only in the actual war zones but also in the home, school, and street fronts. Sometimes they are the innocent victims of bullying. Often confused, they do not know how to survive in bullying situations. Adults such as movie makers and educators have taken on the responsibility of helping teenagers. The…
Descriptors: Non Western Civilization, Military Training, Physical Activities, Adolescents
Considine, David M.; Baker, Frank – National Middle School Association (NJ1), 2006
This article explores the use of movies as valuable instructional tools. When students are engaged with the content through a medium they love, they learn better and retain more. Incorporating motion pictures as part of classroom instruction has been spurred by the endorsement of both of the major reading and language arts organizations in the…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Middle School Students, Aesthetics, Educational Strategies
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Hortiales, Evelyne Suárez; Nieto, Angelica Ramos; Hurtado, María Elena Zepeda – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
In recent years concern about Mexican reading habits has increased. Statistics show short reading interest; an average Mexican reads 3.8 books a year [1]. As teachers, reading habits are important and reflect students' skills and academic performances. Many teachers would complain about students reading habits; it is considered to be non-existent.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Reading Habits, Reading Interests
Campos, David; Knudson, Ericka – Educational Leadership, 2018
Movies--especially "world cinema"--have tremendous potential to stimulate students' interest, thinking skills, and even empathy. As educators, it's crucial that we guide students in developing critical thinking, so that they can become intelligent consumers of visual media, able to appreciate different perspectives. It's our…
Descriptors: Films, Teaching Methods, Student Interests, Critical Thinking
Elberg, H. H. – 1969
A detailed account is given in this paper of the procedures and the equipment used in producing six computer-animated instructional movies. First, the sequence of events were described in a script, which, together with the analytical expressions that were dealt with, formed the basis of a program. Then, the program was run on a computer and the…
Descriptors: Analog Computers, Animation, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs
Sparling, Joseph J. – 1978
This paper presents a survey of consumer needs for various types of parent education curriculum materials. The paper suggests that needs assessment should be an important part of any curriculum development process. The survey addressed four questions: (1) current sources of information about children, (2) desirable content for new materials, (3)…
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Materials, Media Selection
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Yilmaz, Fatih – Educational Research and Reviews, 2020
In recent years, developing communication skills is the main goal of foreign language learning, so the most effective way of developing this skill is to expose the learners to real life situations. Movies provide exposures to real language, used in authentic settings and in the cultural context. Movies are the most effective audiovisual materials…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Turkish, Teaching Methods
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O'Byrne, W. Ian; Radakovic, Nenad; Hunter-Doniger, Tracey; Fox, Madison; Kern, Reggie; Parnell, Stephanie – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2018
In recent years, tablets have been shown to serve as incredible teaching tools in classrooms around the world. In mathematics education, divergent thinking, creativity, and play may play a key role in formation of adaptive thinking and math achievement. This qualitative, participatory action research investigated the use of an instructional model…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Thinking, Preservice Teachers, Animation
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Rogers, Michael – Physics Teacher, 2007
Books, cartoons, movies, and video games provide engaging opportunities to get both science and nonscience students excited about physics. An easy way to use these media in one's classroom is to have students view clips and identify unusual events, odd physics, or list things that violate our understanding of the physics that governs our universe.…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Biology, Inquiry, Physics
Robinson, David – Saturday Review (New York 1975), 1975
Hollywood may have lost much of its old enchantment, but the gods and heroes it created are fixed forever in the Universal Dream. (Editor)
Descriptors: Educational History, Film Study, Films, United States History
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Catalogs, Educational Media
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Konkina, Evgeniya Vladimirovna; Lutovina, Ekaterina Emeljanovna; Anatolievna, Nikolaev? Natalia; Egorova, Yulia Nikolaevna; Thyssen, Petr Pavlovich – International Education Studies, 2015
The article deals with the problem of migration, the formation of cultural identity and the establishment of intercultural dialogue at various levels of adjustive interaction from the perspective of the need to implement the socio-psycho-pedagogical support to migrant children when adjusting in educational institutions. Analysis of foreign and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrant Children, Student Adjustment, Acculturation
Brezicki, Colin – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
The revolutionary electronic reading device, Amazon's Kindle, is already obsolete. Such is the breakneck speed of technology that the machine touted to spell the death of printed books is already heading for the scrap heap, replaced by e-readers like the iPad that access the Internet, make phone calls, download movies, and connect users with all…
Descriptors: Layout (Publications), Electronic Publishing, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices
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