Chapters 9-12

Chapter 9

Movies: Music of the Heart Dangerous Minds Dead Poets Society Conrack teacher heroes? no it's about youth and this topic isnt in lit nor could it be. teachers are supporting cast. difference between in print and on screen. reader and movie goer different holder of power? usually lone teacher: usually middle class, white, privileged, middle aged.. usually downright strange. as in influence on the youth, the memorable teachers we have. Nonheroic Heroes Fahrenheit 451 Bradbury sci fi A Lesson Before Dying Ernest Gaines 1940's The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems Mel Glenn in present Teachers seem to have to conform to rules, BUT sometimes these rules are abhorrent insubordination happens alleged inappropriate demeanor However the three here: resist, drop out, defy. we must be brave enough to look at ourselves as teachers. Revisiting an Old Friend Fahrenheit 451 encounters between Faber and Montag. Faber teaches: quality of info, leisure to digest it, and right to carry out action based on what learned. Faber needs a student to take the real action: Montag. students need to see flaws and limitations of teachers to act and go beyond. NOTE:Faber knows his limitations, do you? Off the Deep End Would I be a teacher? Not on your life. Who wants to teach these kids all day? They're animals. poems in this Glenn text are from students, parents, and a few commnity members. Wiedermeyer never apears until final frustration of student apathy and his own inadequacy and takes class hostage at gunpoint. this collection of poems seems to be a metaphor of what schooling has become. Tales Out of School Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying a student is convicted of a murder and before death, a teacher is asked to bring him to humanity. all Three: teacher through studnet lens. schooling takes place out of school. schooling is about lessons not necessarily believed or practiced by teacher students are to: conform be hostile to intellectualism be passive these three books challenge these notions. teachers show the way although they may not take that path with them.

Chapter 10

The Simpsons Bart writing: "I will not expose the ignorance of the faculty." Official Site Episode Guide This is a good chapter and narrative about schools in our society. Not to be missed!! both bart and lisa are victims of school even Edna Krabappel and Seymour Skinner are complex enough More movies: Movies Set In or Featuring American Classrooms 187 Absent Minded Professor, The Avalon Back to School Basketball Diaries, The Beat, The Bells of St. Mary's Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure Billy Madison Blackboard Jungle Breakfast Club, The Broadcast News Carousel Carrie Charly Chocolate War, The Christmas Story, A Clueless Conrack Corn is Green, The Dangerous Minds Dead Poets' Society Edward Scissorhands Election Encino Man Faculty, The Fame Fast Times at Ridgemont High Ferris Bueller's Day Off Footloose GI Jane Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Good Will Hunting Grease Grease II Gross Anatomy Group, The Heathers High School Hellcats High School High Hoosiers In and Out Jack Kindergarten Cop Lean on Me Learning Tree, The Made in America Man without a Face Matilda Mighty, The Milk Money Mirror Has Two Faces, The Mr. Holland's Opus My Bodyguard My Science Project Never Been Kissed October Sky Ordinary People Paper Chase, The Peggy Sue Got Married Peyton Place Pleasantville Powder Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Principal, The pump up the volume Real Genius Reality Bites Renaissance Man Risky Business Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Rudy Rushmore Say Anything School Ties She's All That Separate Peace, A Sister Act 2 Sixteen Candles Some Kind of Wonderful. Splendor in The Grass Stand and Deliver Substitute, The Substitute II, The Summer School Teachers Ten Things I Hate About You To Kill a Mockingbird Top Gun Up the Down Staircase Wargames Weird Science Welcome to the Dollhouse With Honors Zapped! >From TV We Have... 7th Heaven Beavis and Butthead Beverly Hills 90210 (the older ones) Bronx Zoo, The Buffy the Vampire Slayer California Dreaming Daria Dawson's Creek Growing Pains (after Mike starts teaching) Head of the Class Just the Ten of Us Our Miss Brooks Pepper Ann Recess Room 222 Saved by the Bell Strangers With Candy Welcome Back Kotter Wonder Years, The