TEACH – The movie. Thumbs up or down?

Here’s an acclaimed film/documentary about teaching.Teach – The Movie

About its painstaking difficulty, its rewards for dedication.
Tell us what you thought of these 4 teachers. What did this movie “speak” to you, as a teacher? See the booklet and especially the discussion guide if you might share this movie with higher level students.
Here’s the PBS blurb about it.

TEACH: The Movie
From director Davis Guggenheim, the 35 minute documentary TEACH chronicles the first year experiences of public school teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Pull up a chair and see how four newbies handle the pressure and stress of their first year in the classroom, all the while retaining the idealism and passion that led them to the profession.

Further information on the teachers involved in the film is also available from PBS.

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