I watched The Aviator last week and like how they portrayed Howard with his deafness; inappropriate answers from guessing wrong, how people stepped in to cover for him, etc. are there other examples I can "super cut" or just string together by searching and presenting instructionally? [more inside]
To what extent do American Highschools resemble the stereotypical American Highschool seen in just about every movie and TV show ever, withever present competition for social status, rigidly defined cliques, omnipresent bullying, etc... etc?
What are the most inspiring, exciting documentaries on music education? [more inside]
In what English movies or books would I most likely be exposed to new words? Any genre and time-period.
Name a movie (fictional, so no documentaries or historical retellings) that gave you some factual insight into the world. [more inside]
Robot toys and fiction on the topic of robots / artificial intelligence and learning? [more inside]
I need to find TV and movie clips depicting conversations about school. They must be intelligible out of context, and appropriate for 12 year olds. Either show or episode recommendations would be great. [more inside]
What resources (films, books, websites) can I share with my 13 y/o daughter who has expressed a recent keen admiration and care for the American soldier from the Vietnam War era to the present? [more inside]
Examples of movies about people collaborating on creative projects? [more inside]
I have several films assigned for a Business Ethics class that I teach including Thank You for Smoking, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, and Wall Street. They make for good discussion and a change of pace from lots of tough reading. This semester for the first time I have a student who does not watch rated-R movies. I want to accomodate the student. So I'm looking for movies with themes equivalent or similar to these three movies that are rated below R, and preferably PG or G. Any ideas?
Movies set in schools? [more inside]