A Place in the Middle

E KOMO MAI!

A PLACE IN THE MIDDLE is the true story of a young girl in Hawaiʻi who dreams of leading the boys-only hula group at her school, and a teacher who empowers her through traditional culture. This kid-friendly educational film is a great way to get students thinking and talking about the values of diversity and inclusion, the power of knowing your heritage, and how to prevent bullying by creating a school climate of aloha – from their own point of view!

The film and guides are free, but PLEASE REGISTER so we know who the project is reaching and how to improve it. Mahalo!

Watch an "Insights on PBS Hawaii" conversation about the film that followed its Nov. 12, 2015 PBS broadcast:

GET THE FREE GUIDE HERE

The Classroom Discussion Guide includes background information about Hawaiʻi, discussion questions, lesson ideas, and the national Common Core State Educational Standards.

Hawaiʻi educators - please visit the HAWAIʻI PAGE for the Hawaiʻi Classroom Discussion Guide including Hawaiʻi DOE curriculum standards.

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Now available in Spanish and Chinese.


Take the Pledge of Aloha and join the movement for love, honor and respect for all!

Order Education Toolkit including DVDs of A PLACE IN THE MIDDLE and KUMU HINA, printed Discussion Guide and Pledge of Aloha Poster.

 

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