Visual Literacy & Dramatic Arts (film, drama, storytelling)

Digital storytelling hints and links http://efolklore.blogspot.ca/

Literacy Through the Dramatic Arts provides lessons and connections to drama in ELA http://literacythroughdigitaldramaticarts.wikispaces.com/

National Film Board Educational Pages provides ongoing updates on film in Canada. Sign up for the education part of this site. Lesson plans are available. National Film Board Education Pages

National Film Board (NFB) example: Not All Heroes Wear Capes: 5 Films About Real-Life Superheroes.


Genre study: One opinion of the top ten science fiction television shows http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvnZgDKYzWo&feature=related

Genre study: Science fiction sitcoms failures of the 70s. http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=MfZerhRy8lc  

Compass Learning has a variety of sample lessons that can be used as examples to develop your teaching website. Look at the Longfellow, Dickinson, and Witman samples for inspiration. http://compasslearning.com/product-demos/sample-activities.php 

Open Culture is a free collections site. Much of the material is very high level. Personal learning. http://www.openculture.com/2011/07/bertrand_russell_bbc_lecture_series_.html


Tom Phillips: The Humument is a project revisualizing books. http://humument.com/

Christmas Around the World http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson041.shtml