Into Film has been amazing for my students. Not only has it benefitted them in ways academically, but socially it has also been fantastic. Coming together at our Into Film Club has enabled children who wouldn't usually join in with things to come along, as they feel they can do this independently, and then it has allowed them to make friends too. Building self-esteem, resilience, and social skills too!
The benefits have always been inspiring to see. All students respond well to having film as a resource and it stimulates senses in such a different way to other teaching methods.Gemma Brown, SEND Teacher from Cartmel Priory CofE School, Cumbria
Wherever possible I try and compliment whatever I am teaching at the time with film. My main subjects are English, geography and PSHE and film lends itself to all of these so well. The benefits have always been inspiring to see. All students respond well to having film as a resource and it stimulates senses in such a different way to other teaching methods.
Into Film+ makes it so much easier, cheaper and more effective than DVDs. I can't fault it. I think that the resources within the platform will ensure that it can be used as a teaching tool in a variety of ways. I intend to use it as much as possible and from looking at the resources and links I can tell that I will be able to find something for all units I teach. I hope to use it at least weekly, but probably more.
I think everything will be enhanced because of this new service. I think it will engage students much more and enable them to see how much they can learn through film. I think that often, when I have said in the past we are watching a film, that they don't really see the value of it in their learning, whereas with this, I really think it will be clear to them. The only responses I have had from pupils has been excitement.
The students I have used the content with have absolutely been more interested in the films we have watched, as they love discovering hidden meanings, and being able to have this higher level of understanding has clearly been beneficial.
I feel that for our SEND students Into Film+ is like a breath of fresh air. I think it will open doors for them that traditional resources cannot. I have always used film as a tool with my SEND students, but the additional content is so accessible that I have already seen the students make more progress than I am sure they would have done usually.