“To me Beauty appears when one feels deeply, and Art is an act of total attention.” Dorothea Lange’s words at the end of this trailer can also relate to the art of teaching and learning. So that whether this documentary is directly used to enhance your curriculum or to inspire your teaching, it will be worth watching when WGBY airs American Masters: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning on August 29 at 9p. American Masters, an award-winning biography series, celebrates our arts and culture. Launched in 1986, the series has set the standard for documentary film profiles, accruing widespread critical acclaim. The series also has a special site for teachers.
PBS LearningMedia is also a vast digital site to explore a vast selection of classroom resources for the arts, so many that you’ll have to keep narrowing your focus and discover much along the way.