I'd like to compile a list of movies about teaching. What's your favorite one? List one and why it really is good..... even better if you can post a clip! Here is a nice list to get us started! Also see this Rotten Tomatoes list about best H.S. movies.
Here's my nominee, Dead Poet's Society. I guess cause I'm male but I really love the way Robin William's character confronts authority and gets his students to see outside the box.
Also see our Philosophy At The Movies quiz. Match the film with a teaching philosophy. Can you?
Also see these two posts offering lessons for teachers from the two movies.
Get more movie related teaching resources HERE.
Life of a king. I think for high school and up maybe middle school too.
Just found out about this movie: Detachment. From a few years back and with good reviews. Might be worth a watch?
Watched this movie and highly recommend. Inspiring to start a school year! Brooklyn Castle.
I just wrote a blog post about the movie McFarlane. Lessons for educators from the movie.
It's a wonderful movie about a teacher who coaches a team of cross country runners. I usually hate Kevin Costner but he is great in this film. Very appropriate to watch with students. Find on Netflix.