Category Archives: Media

Movies, books, and other media about teaching and education.

SHSAT and Testing Stories

One day, I’d like to do a study on the impact of high stakes testing on families. There is a lot of research and opinion on the impact of testing on students and teachers, but very little (if any) on

SHSAT and Testing Stories

One day, I’d like to do a study on the impact of high stakes testing on families. There is a lot of research and opinion on the impact of testing on students and teachers, but very little (if any) on

Won’t Back Down: Another Teacher Basher?

Hollywood has found someone new to demonize. When they are not busy whitewashing Asian characters from their blockbusters or reviving the “Yellow Peril” and promoting Islamophobia in their future releases, they have chosen to attack teachers and public education. New

Won’t Back Down: Another Teacher Basher?

Hollywood has found someone new to demonize. When they are not busy whitewashing Asian characters from their blockbusters or reviving the “Yellow Peril” and promoting Islamophobia in their future releases, they have chosen to attack teachers and public education. New

Three Teacher Movies that Inspired Me

Next week in New York, right after the Labor Day holiday, teachers will meet their new classes for the 2012-2013 academic school year. With the buzz about the new “parent trigger” movie and its unflattering portrayal of public school teachers,

Three Teacher Movies that Inspired Me

Next week in New York, right after the Labor Day holiday, teachers will meet their new classes for the 2012-2013 academic school year. With the buzz about the new “parent trigger” movie and its unflattering portrayal of public school teachers,

Remembering Sir

Right around the fifth paragraph of Marie Lee’s op-ed in the New York Times To Sir With Love started playing in my head. It’s right around there she introduces us to Ms. Leibfried, her high school English teacher. It is

Remembering Sir

Right around the fifth paragraph of Marie Lee’s op-ed in the New York Times To Sir With Love started playing in my head. It’s right around there she introduces us to Ms. Leibfried, her high school English teacher. It is

Summers Off

http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:376266 The Daily Show – Crisis in Dairyland – For Richer and Poorer – Teachers and Wall Street Tags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook “Summers Off…” that’s the dismissive statement most commonly heard

Summers Off

http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:376266 The Daily Show – Crisis in Dairyland – For Richer and Poorer – Teachers and Wall Street Tags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook “Summers Off…” that’s the dismissive statement most commonly heard