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Cinema, school and health

Imagination at the service of teaching. A brilliant initiative that, driven from Aragon by the General Directorate of Public Health and Education Policy, uses the cinema as a tool to promote health education. Mechanics and simple putlocker objectives aimed at serving as an aid and reference to those who for the first time are approaching the promotion of health through what is on the screens. Cinema as a vehicle to motivate teachers to work on health content within the school curriculum.

With the permission of the birds, two of them fall with a shot: to promote health habits among the youngest and to make them see that, in addition to series and video games, there is more life on the screens.

The drivers speak of the diversity of the aspects covered. That all have in common the search for new didactic approaches to raise the students a reflection and a critical maturation around their daily life and their health problems. That the lived experiences, and now collected in book, are a good example of the capacity of innovation of the faculty to respond to the challenges of the education in the present society. They are.


The cycle addressed the terror and its perception using, among others, Blood Feast , which tells in a truncated way the outrages of an exotic food cook and worshiper of the Egyptian goddess Ishtar whom he tries to reincarnate through an ancient ritual for which Female human organs are needed. For the first time in the history of cinema, the murders of the upset cook, which include a stab in the eye or amputation of the tongue, are shown explicitly.

It may be shocking, but director HG Lewis himself said that in his day and before an audience of difficult youngsters: “The movie started and all the kids were screaming, bawling, shattering seats, throwing paper balls at the screen … until it came The scene of the language. Then all I saw was a bunch of white eyes. ” It was risky but the model created school. Fear was also analyzed through The Texas Chainsaw Massacre , The Night of Halloween and, among others, Friday the 13th .

Classes in conflict

Through the eyes and perception of the students have passed proposals on classrooms in conflict, such as Street Diaries that, based on real situations, raises the struggle of the Californian teacher Erin Gruwell who, through film and reading, rescued the world Intransigent and violent of the street gangs to a good number of young people.

They also served as tools for reflection The club of the dead poets , Rebellion in the classroom , Dangerous minds , Today begins everything , The boys of the choir and the recent The class , with which Laurent Cantet has pointed out a more than meritorious both betting By common sense, not by threat or imposition, to tell us that the understanding between teachers and students is possible even in the most complex situations.

Self-esteem and coexistence

Always from the screen and with the intention of providing elements of reflection that hang from what the film counts, also self-esteem (personal dimension), peaceful coexistence and healthy environments (environmental dimension) have been the focus of attention in the cycle . For this, tapes like In search of happiness have placed before the students aspects and indispensable values ​​of human life (such as family, work and happiness), which influence personal fulfillment, orient decisions and configure the most intimate Our being.

That father who survives without any economic mattress and, despite having to vacate the floor he occupies with his family and be forced to resort to shelters, bus stations or any other shelter for the night, maintains the type. Although life comes backwards, he continues to seek happiness, fulfilling his obligations as a father and, without collapsing, fostering the affection and trust that his son has placed in him. Good example to talk about tolerance and self-esteem.

The value of an initiative

There have been more Putlocker  movies and more subjects. But with the signs pointed out, the value of this initiative is clear, which allows, from a didactic and different perspective, that both students and teachers exchange points of view about the values ​​and values ​​that life (via cinema) Raises

All happy. It also proves that the students assume that health is the ability to develop their own personal potential and respond positively to the challenges of the environment and that health promotion is the process that allows people to increase control over Its health and its determinants to improve it. Once again it is clear that what the cinema shows us, is called life.

When leaving the classrooms, the great Billy Wilder confessed: “All my films have a message, but like a medicine, I cover it with chocolate. So everyone will be so happy. “

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