WHY BECOME A PATRON EDUCATORS
1. YOU GET POWERFUL TOOLS FOR EDUCATION
Film is a powerful tool for education. Several research studies suggest that film can be an effective tool for:
- Increasing motivation to learn
- Stimulating discussion
- Evoking emotions and empathy
- Helping learners explore complex ideas
- Fostering a sense of connectedness
Through the Become A Patron Educators (BAPE) program, Become A Patron offers educators a wide range of documentaries and short films touching on social issues as it relates to the arts. These film resources provide a great tool for engaging students, fostering learning, discussion, and action on pressing social justice issues.
2.YOU GET A SUPPLEMENTARY DISCUSSION GUIDE
In addition to the film content provided through the BAPE program, educators can also access discussion guides for each film they receive. The discussion guides incorporate background information to provide context for the film and a set of well-crafted discussion questions to provoke critical thinking, in-depth exploration of issues and discussion during class sessions.
3. IT'S FREE TO HIGH SCHOOLS!
All documentaries, short films and discussion guides provided through the BAPE program are completely free to public high schools. To access these resources, all you need to do is register using the link provided below. Fill out the form, selecting the films you are interested in receiving. Once you register you will receive downloadable link(s) to the film(s) and the discussion guide(s) you selected.
Register here to bring Become A Patron Partner Films to your classroom today!