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The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published fortnightly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube every other week. New in 2017: featured guests now include filmmakers and curators/distributors. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!

The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published fortnightly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube every other week. New in 2017: featured guests now include filmmakers and curators/distributors. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!
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The best short films for life-long learning, recommended BY teachers FOR teachers. Every episode features "my 3 favorite shorts" as chosen by guests across all areas of learning. A 1/2 hour show published fortnightly, with 7-10min highlights on YouTube every other week. New in 2017: featured guests now include filmmakers and curators/distributors. Made in Australia, the Short Film capital of the world!

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English


Episodes

S2 E8 -Vimeo-Uncut

7/17/2017
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FULL Notes: tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep8 Uncut interview with Sam Morrill, Director of Curation at Vimeo who oversees the selections for Staff Picks. ~beware the rough edits~

Duration: 01:09:10


S2 Ep8 - Vimeo Staff Picks - Sam Morrill

7/7/2017
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep8 Q1: Can short films change the world? Q2: What is sound? What is music? How would you answer these questions in a compelling way? Q3: How can an animated rabbit teach Senior High students about the benefits of being more honest? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Sam Morrill, Director of Curation at Vimeo.

Duration: 00:32:16


S2 Ep7 - Chinese Language Teaching - Rita Wang

6/16/2017
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep7a Q1: How can Pepper Pig help young learners of Mandarin? Q2: What’s a popular Chinese fable that was recently made into an animated Feature Film (and screened at MIFF)? Q3: Qiaohu is the name of which animal that makes learning Chinese fun for 4 - 7 year-olds? Find out the answers in this week’s interview with Grade 2 teacher and Chinese Coordinator Rita Wang.

Duration: 00:29:26


S2 Ep6 - World’s first video encyclopedia, Check123 - Yuval Katz

5/26/2017
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Notes: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep6 Q1: How many American teenagers look to online video to answer questions on any topic? Q2: When it comes to exploring art, how does an encycolpedia deal with subjective analysis? Q3: What was the ‘day-job’ of the filmmakers who explained the origin of life in 2 minutes? Find out the answers in this fascinating interview with the the co-founder of the world’s first video encyclopedia.

Duration: 00:32:22


S2 Ep5 bonus book notes with Aaron Gulyas

5/5/2017
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Aaron Gulyas discusses the outline and structure of his new book, “Teaching History with Newsreels & Public Service Shorts”

Duration: 00:11:29


S2 Ep5 - Teaching History with Newsreels & Public Service Shorts - Aaron Gulyas

5/5/2017
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Q1: What were the two secrets of America’s prosperity in the 1950s, as discovered by an alien from Mars? Q2: Why did Jerry Fairbanks suggest we were on the ‘brink of disaster’ in 1972? Was it the hippies? Q3: What was happening to Japanese Americans in 1944 that led to the production of ‘A Challenge to Democracy’? Aaron Gulyas inspires and delights us with modern American History and his new book “Teaching History with Newsreels & Public Service Shorts” FULL notes and links:...

Duration: 00:32:52


S2 Ep4 bonus with Annie Whitlocke on spirituality, meditation & poetry

4/24/2017
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“Is mindfulness a kind of non-religious praying?” Talking spirituality, meditation and poetry with dying and bereavement expert, Annie Whitlocke.

Duration: 00:22:14


S2 Ep4 - Mindfulness, death and dying - Annie Whitlocke

4/21/2017
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Q1: How do you explain mindfulness to someone? Q2: Is it possible to ‘make peace’ with the dark emotions of grief, sadness and depression? Q3: When was the last time you slowed down enough to notice the really important things in life? Death doula Annie Whitlocke shares 3 films with the answers to these questions. Full notes and links: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep4

Duration: 00:30:17


S2 Ep3 bonus Filmmaker-to-filmmaker, "I wanted to change the world"

4/14/2017
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Confessions of a small-fry filmmaker interviewing an animator, and why awards matter. A bonus extra from my conversation with animator, nurse and educator Cath Murphy. Full interview: https://soundcloud.com/shortfilmsteacherslove/s2-ep3-animation-for-learning-cath-murphy

Duration: 00:03:09


S2 Ep3 - Animation for learning - Cath Murphy

4/7/2017
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Q1: When can making impulsive decisions be disastrous? Q2: How can animation be used as therapy? Q3: What can students learn from funny animations about birds? Animator, nurse and educator Cath Murphy shares 3 films with the answers to these questions. Full notes and links: http://tinyurl.com/SFTL2Ep3 --------

Duration: 00:32:08


S2Ep2 Bonus Teach With Movies

3/28/2017
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Extra insights into Teach With Movies (TWM): • a brief history • the future of TWM • advice to teachers about using films in class • advice to filmmakers on telling moving image stories to a post-literate generation Extras from the conversation with James Frieden & Deborah Elliott

Duration: 00:09:13


S2 Ep2 - Teach With Movies - Deborah Elliott & James Frieden

3/23/2017
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Teach With Movies (http://www.teachwithmovies.org) was founded in 1998 by James Frieden & Deborah Elliott. This labour-of-love has produced lesson plans for over 425 movies and fosters social-emotional learning. Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 31 Mar] or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to films loved: Sofia Coppola: Suntory Time (extract from Lost in Translation) | https://youtu.be/XElQLXXyblk Deepa Mehta: Water |...

Duration: 00:33:29


S2 Ep1 - English Language Teaching - James Taylor

3/9/2017
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Guest: ‘The Teacher James’ is an English Language Teacher who champions teacher networks. Among other things, he produces TEFL Commute, a podcast for language teachers. Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 17 Mar] or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Julien Bocabeille (& others): Oktapodi | https://vimeo.com/4352688 Steve Cutts: Man | https://youtu.be/WfGMYdalClU Sebastian Cosor: The Scream |...

Duration: 00:31:04


Ep 21 - Leadership, Indigenous culture and identity - Michelle Evans

12/19/2016
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Guest: Michelle Evans is the Assoc. Prof. in Leadership at Charles Sturt University, NSW. As the Founding Head of the VCA Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts & Cultural Development, a 2013 Fullbright Scholar… the list goes on… Michelle knows a thing or two about leadership! Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/CkLX9IIwbKg or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Darlene Johnson: Two Bob Mermaid |...

Duration: 00:31:14


Ep 20 - Preaching, Christian teaching & communication - Allan Demond

12/2/2016
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Guest: Allan Demond pastors a church in Melbourne’s east, teaches preaching and has a PhD in Homiletics and Education Theory. Originally from Canada, he has plenty of tips that teachers across all disciplines can learn from, regardless of belief or ideology. Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GqMNZl8hAFw or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: NewHope Media: Paula Shares Her Story |...

Duration: 00:30:37


Ep 19 - Script-writing, Filmmaking as teacher & practitioner - Aidan Prewett

11/18/2016
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Guest: Aidan Prewett teaches Interactive Digital Media, Music Industry and Junior music at South Oakleigh College, Melbourne. He’s also a filmmaker with his own new feature film “A Venue For The End of The World” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JccZTTlLfJQ&feature=youtu.be) likening politicians with rock-stars has received awards around the world. Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/pSSY1N4PZR0 or subscribe on iTunes:...

Duration: 00:31:10


Ep 18 - Homeschooling History, Maths - Dellna Illavia

11/3/2016
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Guest: Dellna Illavia is a Registered Medical Herbalist (http://www.wayofhealth.co.uk) and homeschool educator to her two daughters Summer and Skye who are part of the conversation. Featuring 3 films: [1] Suffragette (feature) [2] Horrible Histories [3] Math Antics. Watch this show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/uxQLp2BeF6U or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Sarah Gavron: Suffragette (Feature) | iTunes...

Duration: 00:34:57


Ep18 bonus - Dellna Illavia, on Why we homeschool - the biggest decision of my life

11/3/2016
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This is part of the extended discussion with Dellna Illavia, Registered Medical Herbalist and homeschool mum. For the full discussion, see Short Films Teachers Love Episode 18: https://soundcloud.com/shortfilmsteacherslove/ep-18-homeschooling-history-maths-dellna-illavia

Duration: 00:08:29


Ep 17 - Media and digital learning, children’s TV - Peter Maggs

10/21/2016
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Guest: Peter Maggs is a former Secondary teacher, teacher-trainer, and Head of Education at the Australian Children’s Television Foundation. Featuring 3 films: [1] Special School Students Identify Benefits of Digital Learning [2] I think: A Load of Old Rubbish [3] Stephanie’s Little Lunch. Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 28 Oct] or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: DET: Special School Students...

Duration: 00:32:33


Ep 16 - LGBT identity, Indigenous issues - Jason Jewell

9/30/2016
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Guest: Jason Jewell is the Head of English at McKinnon Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia with a passion for literature, social justice and short films. Featuring 3 films: [1] This is How You’ll Make Your Bed in Prison [2] Boy [3] Oranges. Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 14 Oct] or subscribe on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/short-films-teachers-love/id1086360297 Links to short films loved: Katie Mitchell : This is How You’ll Make Your Bed in Prison |...

Duration: 00:33:00

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