Hey! Olivia de Havilland’s Stealing My Popcorn! (and How That Can Influence English Language Arts)

Hey! Olivia de Havilland’s Stealing My Popcorn! (and How That Can Influence English Language Arts)
Ok, that might be stretching it. Olivia de Havilland is not stealing popcorn BUT there are ways to feel as if actors Olivia de Havilland, Henry Fonda, and the like are right there enriching, informing and engaging our students. From the 1918 silent “Romeo and Juliet” to the recent version of The Beguiled a century later, to everything in between, we’ve seen hundreds of pieces of classical literature turned into films ranging from multi-million dollar, star-studded, “motion picture events” to Muppet movies! There’s a reason for that. Classic books contain classic stories and Hollywood, from…

Teach About Genetics and Jeans for Genes Day with these Videos on ClickView

Teach About Genetics and Jeans for Genes Day with these Videos on ClickView
On Friday, 23rd September, people across the country will don their best denim in support of Jeans for Genes Day, an event to raise funds for children living with a genetic condition. 1 in 25 children are born with a genetic disorder, with 500,000 children in the UK alone living with a condition such as Cystic Fibrosis, Treacher Collins Syndrome or Albinism. With these disorders being so prevalent in society, Jeans for Genes day aims to not only support sufferers, but raise awareness in the community. (more…)

Tackling Racism with ClickView

Tackling Racism with ClickView
March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The Day was started by the United Nations in 1966 and is designed to remind us about the profound damage to individuals and societies caused by racial discrimination and spur people to work towards eliminating racism. From investigations into British racism to documentaries about how racism is being fought in football, below are seven videos on the ClickView Exchange thatprovide examples of racism in the UK and abroad, spread awareness of this issue and elicit discussion about how it can be combated. If…

Celebrating World Book Day with ClickView

Celebrating World Book Day with ClickView
Where would we be without books? In time for World Book Day on March 3 ClickView is celebrating all things books and writing in the Topics section of the ClickView Exchange. From fascinating investigations into historical texts to reflections on technology and its consequences for the future of books, we’ve gathered a diverse range of videos focusing on the world of the books. We’re really excited to share these to help you celebrate World Book Day in the classroom. If you’re already a ClickView customer you can access these titles in addition to over 10 000 more…