Culture

THE NEW WAY TO LOOK AT EDUCATION

The Lottery: Watch 2 Min. Movie Trailer

SMW, January 26, 2010 8:14 AM

Lottery.jpg

With The Third Major Movie We've Announced This Week (!) In Education,
 Are We Seeing A Revolution Afoot?
This Must-See Flick Hits "The System" Hard.

The Lottery refers to the method of how kids are selected to charter schools
 similar to "waiting to win the Lotto" as mentioned in this trailer.
Link to movie website here for ways to help.

Post a Comment

Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. Because everything grows out of work. You do something and it kicks open a door.
Chuck Close, artist, 'Charlie Rose', Creative Brain

Passionate about our edu-nation?

RIFF it here

Follow The Daily Riff on Follow TDR on Twitter

find us on facebook

Quincy-Jones.jpg

Quincy Jones: a three sixty human being

CJW, 11.12.2010

Legendary Quincy Jones riffs about music, technology, math, creativity and yes, even parenting in this essay tribute to friend Alan Kay

Read Post | Comments

Riffing good stories

lifelab.learning.alankay.jpg

Life as a Learning Lab

CJW, 11.12.2010

" . . .we've spent hours and hours discussing how we can help students follow their interests and passions, and also help students learn powerful ideas and develop as systematic thinkers." Mitchell Resnick on Alan Kay, Squeak and Scratch

Read Post | Comments
Botero.jpg

Parents as Role Models in Fighting Obesity

CJW, 11.10.2010

Now, a study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association finds that heavy teens often gain a lot more weight in their 20s. Half of obese adolescent girls . . .

Read Post | Comments
blackboard.jpg

"An Amazing Time For Math In This Country"

CJW, 11.09.2010

High School Math Teacher Dan Meyer (w/a Part-Time Gig At Google) Riffs About Math In New TED Video (Photo Not Him!)

Read Post | Comments
Jersey.shore.jpg

"the Jersey Shore-ization of American Society"

CJW, 11.09.2010

"School Shock": TIME's Joe Klein riffs about parental involvement and our "crap culture"

Read Post | Comments
Ph.D.girl.jpg

So you want to get a Ph.D. in Humanities?

CJW, 11.09.2010

Humor: Video Series Plus "So You Want to Go to Law School"

Read Post | Comments
child brain.bullying.jpg

Bullying & the Brain: Tips for Parents

CJW, 11.08.2010

As parents, "our emotional brain wants to fix" the situation and often times we are counter-productive by not being calm in this very chaotic situation. The three steps to remember

Read Post | Comments
ben.franklin.jpg

Financial Literacy: Making Math Relevant

CJW, 11.08.2010

Guest Post By Joe Ganem Ph. D.: Schools Fail Teaching Students "Quantitative Literacy"

Read Post | Comments
jeff-bridges.crazy-heart.jpg

Jeff Bridges takes on childhood hunger

CJW, 11.06.2010

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" clip with Mika and Scarborough: No Child Hungry

Read Post | Comments

More Featured Posts