ED 200 Week Three Session One (Winter 2020) Monday

Today we will give some thought as to what teachers do. Of course you have been around teachers for years. But you may not have thought about teaching from the teacher’s perspective. In this documentary we will begin to ask the question, “What does it take to be a teacher?”

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We all have had a teacher who’s shaped us, inspired us, even scared us, and whom we can credit with having empowered us to become who we are today. To look at education in America, Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim brings us his third documentary¬†TEACH, which asks the question, What does it take to be a teacher? Offering a rare glimpse inside four public school classrooms, Guggenheim invites us to follow the struggles and triumphs of America’s education system through the eyes, minds, and hearts of its most essential resource: teachers. Intense and emotional, this year-in-the-life of four public school teachers illustrates how tenacity, innovation, and a passion drives these educators as they navigate the ups and downs of the 2013 school year.



Questions for Submission

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TEACH Questions