Project: Rising Phoenix
Materials Created: Full curriculum to incorporate the documentary into World History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Disability Studies, Sociology, Physical Education courses around the world. Lessons include:
- The Origin Story of the Paralympics explores the unique set of historical, political, and cultural forces that intersected for the first Paralympic games to take place.
- The Growth of the Paralympic Movement uses critical media skills to analyze representations of the Paralympic Games over time, and why media representations matter.
- Meet the Paralympians focuses on the individual athletes and their relationship to the Paralympic values.