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History + Movies

Hollywood and Movies are the best way to immerse students in the emotions and settings of historical events.

Location: Rochester
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Latest Activity: Feb 12, 2019

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ARTICLE: Rewriting the past - do historical movies have to be accurate?

Great essential question, eh?Rewriting the past: do historical movies have to be accurate?— The Guardian (@guardian)…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Feb 12, 2019.

OP-ED: How TV shows use serious archaeology to promote bogus history

Perspective: How TV shows use serious archaeology to promote bogus history— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost)…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Dec 28, 2018.

FREE, Film Foundation, PD Workshop, Philadelphia area

The Film Foundation and The International House/Lightbox presents Portraits of America: Democracy on Film   Professional Development Workshop A professional development workshop on film and visual…Continue

Started by Frank W. Baker Jul 2, 2018.

MOVIE HYPE: Uncovering a Tale of Rocket Science, Race and the ’60s

Coming soon...hype from the Times:Read the …Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Jun 5, 2016.

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Comment by William Zimmerman on March 12, 2013 at 9:28am has published a special free printable for Women's History Month at

It asks: Imagine that you could talk with any woman in history whom you admire. Who would that be and what would you say to her.

You are welcome to print it out and also pin it on your Pinterest page. Hope you will share with your students. 


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