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Screening Shorts: the home for educators looking to explore film and screen in the Scottish classroom.

Short Film Library

Screening Shorts features over 100 licensed short films from the worlds of live-action drama, animation and documentary for use in the classroom, allowing you to reach Scottish Curriculum learning outcomes with your pupils using film. All films come with suggested critical, cultural and creative classroom activities.

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Teaching Resources

Teaching Activities

A guide to different ways you can use screen education in your classroom lessons. Lots of ideas of how to engage pupils through literacy exercises and practical activities.

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Classroom Resources

Additional resources to support your screen education work. Many resources are themed towards specific films in our collection; others are general tools that can be used in many different contexts.

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Getting Creative

Once you and your class have watched, analysed and discussed a film, you might want to get pupils to start making screen projects themselves using these creative ideas.

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Video Tutorials

Your guide to using screen education in the classroom and across the whole curriculum. They will show you how to discuss and analyse films, plan lessons and show you how other teachers use screen education..

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Useful Links

Screen Education on the web; find many other useful resources from our directory of links to screen education websites and organisations.

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Screen Education grammar and language; look up and learn screen 'speak' from this list of its most common words and their definitions.

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