Education Essay | Using Feature Films as Education in School

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Using Feature Films as Education in School

Summary: This essay's author gives his opinion on the merits and detriments of the use of feature films in class by teachers as an educational tool. His conclusion is that it depends on the film and its relevance to the class subject.
Today, teachers everywhere are looking for more interesting and effective methods to teach their bored students. Some devise new methods, such as peer teaching or simulations, and some stick to the traditional method of lectures and documentaries. Yet one method seems to always live on, being used from third grade on up: the feature film. Hollywood movies like Glory and Joan of Arc are shown in many classes in an attempt to turn history into a temporary reality by actually turning boring history into a story that will interest and capture the attention of people everywhere. In the movie Paths of Glory, a surprising amount of historically correct information has been used to bring a historical account into a real event that actually happened to people. The same people that battled at the Ant Hill almost a hundred years ago have been portrayed...

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