Teachers & Schools

Watch the video clips below. As you watch, start thinking about characteristics of good teachers versus bad teachers. Also think about how popular culture perceives teachers in general.

What are some characteristics of good teachers vs. bad teachers, based on the popular culture clips that you saw? Think about how they act, think, dress, etc.

Who are the teachers in these clips? Think about demographics, race, etc.

Based on these clips, how do you think someone from another country would view America's schools?

How are these clips of schooling different from the reality?

Take a moment (if time allows) to email us any other movie/TV clips associated with teachers and schooling.