Tagged: Focus On Nature

"Monkey Kingdom: A Documentary For the Whole Family"

Few movies can captivate children and environmentalists at the same time, but Monkey Kingdom is one of the rare exceptions. It remains a truthful documentary about nature but tells a “Cinderella story.”

The documentary follows the story of a toque macaque, a monkey named Maya, and | more »

Fun and Rigorous

What a week! Today marks the final day of our Summer Teachers Institute, and it's been a fantastic time from start-to-finish. To tell the whole story of our professional development experience, it's worth beginning at the end. This afternoon we wrapped the Summer Teachers | more »

Sneak Preview: View Now Do Now

As you may already know,View Now Do Nows are mini-projects designed to spark creativity and engage audiences in fun and unexpected ways. Since their debut our View Now Do Nows have generated some exciting responses from all kinds of people. Check out VNDN no. 14, to see some | more »

Animated Learning

Simon Dudar is a fourth grade teacher at Haldane School in Cold Spring, NY. He was introduced to the JBFC by his principal, Brent Harrington, whose son had been a student at the Media Arts Lab.

If you were to walk into most classrooms during a typical math lesson you would | more »