Film

1776 the Musical Taught Me To Love History

1776 the Musical Taught Me To Love History

I attribute my loves of history and music to a fifth grade viewing of 1776 that happened annually in my…
Harry Potter’s Battle for Real-World Learning

Harry Potter’s Battle for Real-World Learning

You know Harry Potter.  But did you know the young wizard was a champion of constructivist pedagogy?  Based on this…
To Teach or Not To Teach like a Dead Poet?

To Teach or Not To Teach like a Dead Poet?

I love this clip from Dead Poets Society for many reasons.  First, it cuts the the essence of pedagogy: does…
What We Can Learn About Teaching from Dangerous Minds

What We Can Learn About Teaching from Dangerous Minds

How real are portrayals of teachers in film?  In this clip from Dangerous Minds, we see a white female teacher…
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