How to use movies to teach the reality of history

How to use movies to teach the reality of history

How to use movies to teach the reality of history
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Teachers can use movies about historical events to teach students how to critically view films and compare facts with the often-fictionalized versions depicted in Hollywood movies, writes Pennsylvania high-school history and government teacher Benjamin Barbour. In this blog post, Barbour suggests that teachers rely on other resources for facts about historical events and assign students to rewrite movie scenes to more accurately portray historical events.

Edutopia online (5/10) 

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