My beloved ‘Mad Men’ ends in a few weeks. From the first episode, I’ve entwined myself with the characters, their stories, the nuances of ..
Election season is upon us, which means that you should have plenty of campaign mailers to use as teaching tools!
I’ve written befo..
We’ll file this under “teaching profession” – a bit of football coach, a dash of Bozo Teacher.
Television provides tweens and teens wit..
A character arc includes the changes and growth a character has throughout a story – written or on screen. When students struggle to under..
My children are watching Disney’s “Frozen” as often as I will allow them. I watched “Beauty and the Beast” constantly when I was younger, ..
Don’t throw all those political campaign mailers away! Bring them to class and teach with them.
I teach in Illinois. Illinois, ahem, normal..
The media influence on education – matters. It matters to teachers, and it should matter to society too.
I didn’t know it in high schoo..
Students love learning about marketing and advertising. I have my theories on this. I think they ..
UPDATE! Food Marketing Smarts, the advertising unit, is live with over a dozen worksheets, specific examples, and common core alignment!