Best Educational Movies of 2014
The Best Educational Movies is one in a series covering Learning Liftoff’s Best of 2014. We hope that Learning Liftoff has provided your family with some valuable movie reviews and suggestions as you navigate what your kids watch, and we look forward to doing more of the same in 2015.
Being at the top of the food chain, you’d think these grizzlies would have it easy, but, as we learn throughout the film, this is far from the truth. Read More
While The LEGO Movie is more motivational than educational, it spreads a positive message, reminding people to be themselves. Read More
The Monuments Men tells the true but little-known story of a group of courageous citizen-soldiers who rescued literally millions of works of art stolen by the Nazis during World War II. Read More
How to Train Your Dragon 2 is more action-packed than the first, while keeping the same charm and humor as the original. What educational value will your kids take from the film? Read More
A character who travels back in time provides some educational value per some minor lessons in history in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Read More
Hiro is a 14-year-old genius who has already graduated from high school and whose older brother, Tadashi, encourages him to pursue higher education with the goal of creating new technology to better mankind. Read More
This has been a great year for movies and the Learning Liftoff team has written about several of them. Be sure to check out all of our movie posts and comment below, sharing your favorites and the educational nuances they have imparted on you.
Sarah Mills is a contributing writer for Learning Liftoff. She mentored and instructed kindergarten through high school-aged students throughout her college years and eventually went on to live and work in Yosemite National Park for a stint. Reading, writing, adventuring, and anything Harry Potter are some of Sarah’s favorite go-to activities.