Students today are always “plugged-in” to television and media, which is why when teachers use technology in the classroom it piques student interest. Using a video is a simple way to integrate technology into the classroom. Utilizing video in the classroom does not mean you are putting your classroom on auto-pilot. Some teachers shy away from using video because they do not know how to incorporate it effectively into a lesson, or fear they will not choose a video applicable enough to their topic. But you can overcome these fears by discovering how to prepare and implement productive lessons using video.
PINEL wins award for Excellence in Mental Health Journalism at CMA’s 2014 Media Awards for Health Reporting
On September 30, 2014, director Hélène Magny was awarded the Canadian Medical Association’s Excellence in Mental Health Journalism award for her film Pinel at the 2014 Media Awards for Health Reporting, Canada’s premier health journalism awards. The CMA Media Awards honour outstanding Canadian journalism that enhances understanding of health, the health care system and the role of health professionals. Independent panels of individuals with backgrounds in journalism, medicine and health care evaluated the entries, selecting winners in 10 categories from over 100 submissions.
Previously awarded a Media Excellence Award from the Association of Quebec Psychiatrists (AMPQ) in June 2014, Pinel tells the story of three men afflicted with mental illness who committed a violent crime. Hospitalized at Montreal’s Philippe Pinel Institute, a maximum-security institution specializing in the treatment of violent behavior linked to mental illness, the three mental patients struggle to overcome their illness and regain their freedom and place in society. A long and painful journey that was followed for over a year by filmmakers Hélène Magny and Pierre Mignault, who had exclusive and unprecedented access to the institution.
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