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Top 8 Clips for Elementary English/Language Arts

The foundation students build in elementary school is critical to their success as lifelong learners. However, even for the most attentive student, these early spelling and grammar lessons can be a bit dry. Fun and engaging videos can help to liven up this important material. We’ve put together a few of our favorite clips to […]

Using Videos in Online or Distance Learning

The coronavirus impacts more than just our health— it impacts the way we teach and the way students learn. As schools close to deal with this growing pandemic, educators and students find themselves having to adjust to online learning. Making the Jump from Physical Classrooms to Online Learning Millions have already embraced online learning. There […]

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Teaching and Learning ESL from The Simpsons

Since its debut in 1989, The Simpsons has been embedded in popular culture and entertained millions of viewers across the globe. Sometimes called the “encyclopedia of the US in the 20th and 21st century,” this cartoon has a broad coverage of all parts of American culture and society. Thus, it is more than ideal for […]

Everything You Need to Know About Teaching with Movies

Motion pictures have fascinated society since the first film was created in the late 1800s. Since then, movies have only grown in popularity, generating billions of dollars in sales and inspiring millions of people around the world. Movies are now ingrained in popular culture, being the subject of quotes, colloquialisms, and memes. Given this phenomenon, […]

Why You Should Use Movie Clips in Your Lessons

As an educator, you’re often looking for new ways to support your students in their learning. You’ll add videos, fun activities, worksheets, and other materials to your lessons so that students can demonstrate their learning. But have you considered adding movie clips into the mix? Yes, movies. Those entertaining works of art. With their enthralling […]