To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (#IDPD2020), share to the resources from www.risingphoenix.education to as many teachers, supporters, followers, friends and fans as possible using #RisingPhoenix and don’t forget to #TagATeacher!
IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN IT YET…
Rising Phoenix tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games. From the rubble of World War II to the third biggest sporting event on the planet, the Paralympics sparked a global movement which continues to change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity and human potential. Athletes featured in the film include Bebe Vio (Italy), Ellie Cole (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Alaize (France), Matt Stutzman (USA), Jonnie Peacock (UK), Cui Zhe (China), Ryley Batt (Australia), Ntando Mahlangu (South Africa) and Tatyana McFadden (USA)The documentary is now streaming on Netflix.
WHAT IS THE EDUCATIONAL GUIDE?
Following the amazing global response to the film, Netflix have created an educational guide that accompanies the film. This has been produced with the help of specialist education partners. It’s designed to help teachers explore the history of the Paralympic movement, perceptions of disability, and how they have changed over time with their students. The resource is free to download in 5 different languages.
TEACHERS ARE TRUE INFLUENCERS
Teachers have the power to encourage children and young adults to think more positively and more inclusively. They can change the way the next generation thinks about disability. Using the powerful stories of the athletes in Rising Phoenix, teachers can have these important conversations aided with the easy to use educational guide.
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