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Teaching Literacy Through Film

The British Film Institute via FutureLearn

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Discover inspiring ways to improve literacy using film

Recent research has shown film can be a powerful tool to help improve children’s reading and writing. It can also be used to develop a range of abilities - decoding, inference and analysis - as well as expanding creativity and improving vocabulary. In this online course, you’ll find out how you can help your students learn with film, with advice and insights from film education experts from the British Film Institute (BFI) and film education charity Into Film.

This course is designed for educators who would like to improve their student’s reading and writing, although parents or anyone with an interest in developing young people’s literacy will also benefit from the approaches that are explored throughout the course.

Taught by

Diane Evans


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  • Anonymous
    I learned a lot from and enjoyed this course. The content was great - using film and animation to support learning and making films. The use of film and animation was dealt with very thoroughly giving great insight into exactly how the shots, sound,…

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