Top Resources on Educational Movies Every Educator and Parent Must Know

Top Resources on Educational Movies Every Educator and Parent Must Know

Movies are a great source for fun.

Apart from the value one gets they also add to the knowledge bank, helps you discover new possibilities and somewhere gives you hope too.

Below is a list of amazing resources that every parent and educator must check and get their picks to watch with their kids or students.

-- 20 Movies Every Educator Should See – Edutopia

A list of 20 movies that educators can watch that will help them understand more about the nature and behavior of school kids. All the movies in the list are not specifically about educators but definitely all of them will help them in their profession. The list includes some of the best movies like Mean Girls, Karate Kid and Stand By Me.   

-- Educational Movies For Kids

A great resource that specifically enlists movies for kids with 2 different categories namely; movies that is about science and culture and movies that will teach moral values. Most of the listed movies are animated movies that are loved by kids. Movies listed are apt for kids up to the age of 10.    

-- Top 10 fun educational movies for little kids

A great resource for 10 movies specifying facts, good and bad, and recommended age for each movie. The list includes some of the best movies like Toy Story, Bee Movie and Winnie The Pooh.  

-- Educational Movies the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Great list that the whole family can enjoy during holidays or weekends. The list includes some classics like Microcosmos,1996. A good resource that parents must check. 

-- Movies That Inspire Kids to Change the World

It can be difficult for kids to find some inspiration hen they are lost in there own worlds. This list will help your kids to be a better person. The best part is that the list has something to cater to kid of all age group. The list includes fairly tales like Pixie Hollow Games and some great war based stuff like Virunga for teens.      

-- 50 Inspiring Films You Should Show Your Students

The best resource where you can get movies sub- categories in history and social studies, survival, health and environment, English and music. The list is sorted so it’s easy for you to pick and play based on what you may want to see. 

-- Best Movies: Recommendations for Families

This resource is sorted according to age groups. Check the list for pre-schoolers, little kids, big kids, tweens and teens. The lists offer top picks for Disney films, animated features, and many other kids' movie categories.

-- 50 Best Movies for Middle School

Arghh! A little complicated list to sort out but includes some of the best movies. Simply click on the heading to sort it by run time, rating and so forth. The title link goes to IMDB for the movie and the rating link goes to parents guide for the movie.

-- Top 100 Kids and Family Movies

   A list of best 100 movies that can be enjoyed by the family together. Sort the movies by different genre easily and get options for the kind you want to watch. The list is already sorted based on the no. of reviews.

-- 20 Best Movies for Families

 A short-list that have something for every age. Go through it and find your pick. 

And a few personal recommendations are Narnia, Harry Potter, Edward’s Scissorhands, Insideout, The Blind Side, Stuart Little, Brave, Tangled, Finding Nemo, Monster Inc, The Chocolate Factory, UP, Maleficent, 101 Dalmatians, Kung Fu Panda, Sound Of The Music, Popper’s Penguins, Happy Feet, Smurfs, Madagaskar, Cars, Miracle on 34th Street, Gulliver’s Travel and it will be difficult to stop… :D :P    

Add your favorites to the list. Mention in the comment box.

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List of The Best Movies Middle School Students Can Learn From


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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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