Saturday, January 31, 2009

Movies - What a Fun Way to Learn!

Movies are a great resource for rainy days, days when academic work seems to be going nowhere, and for family movie night. Why not make those movie times learning times, too. Here are resources:
You won't be able to find all the movies recommended in the video store. Here are two resources for movie rentals that sell educational and Christian-based movies:
My friend, Linda Cimino, loves this rental company so I had to put it in. You can rent Discovery Channel, Magic Schoolbus, and Veggie Tales videos from here, too. It's not easy to browse educational videos on this site, but if you know the title of the video you want, there is a simple search feature that will find it.
Before you show a movie to your little ones, you might want to make sure that they are appropriate. One way to do this is to have it edited by this company:
Now, it's time to pop up that popcorn, turn down the lights, and watch a movie. And don't forget, when you are done teaching the topic, be sure to check it off on The Checklist!

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