Joe Fatheree's Blog (8)

Opportunity to Connect With Public Television

I am on the curriculum advisory council for ITVS. ITVS funds, presents and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens.



The organization is in the process of doing a re-design of their website. The goal is to create a space for dialogue about using our documentary film clips and learning activities in the classroom. We also want to use this fan page… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on November 10, 2009 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Will You Listen: Chapter 4



For those of you who are following the story, I have just uploaded chapter… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on September 29, 2009 at 8:20am — No Comments

Will You Listen: Chapter 3

For those of you who have been following the Will You Listen documentary series created by my students, here is chapter… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on September 22, 2009 at 8:04am — No Comments

Will You Listen: Chapter 1

For those of you following are video series, here is the next… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on September 10, 2009 at 8:32pm — 1 Comment

Will You Listen





For the last two years, the students in http://ahafilms.ning.com/ has been working hand in hand with the leadership of The Dream Project to create a film about how students can make a difference in communities around the globe. The film, Will You Listen, centers around the eight Millennium Development goals outlined by the… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on September 5, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Using Technology to Teach Social Issues





School has just started or is in the process of doing so in most communities around the nation. It is always good to talk with your students during those early days about having empathy for others. Four years ago, a couple of my students became concerned about how people tend to view one another from only the outside. The movie, Kick Me, grew out of the discussions we had during class. It is an excellent example of how technology can be used in a classroom setting… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on September 2, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

I Am Not an Idiot



I teach a Multimedia class where small group brainstorming sessions are a regular event. One day, a few year ago, two or three students sat in the back of my room trying to come up with an idea for a future project, As is the norm, the noise level was starting to rise as the ideas began to flow. All was well. I had no sooner turned my attention to another student when I heard the words, "You're an idiot" explode out of the mouth of one of the… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on July 23, 2009 at 9:02am — No Comments

Taking Root: An Excellent Film for Classroom Discussion



I currently sit on the advisory board for Curriculum in the Classroom sponsored by the PBS entity Independent Lens. I wanted to let everyone know about a great film that will be airing this month on PBS called, Taking Root. The film traces the exploits of Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, and her quest to improve the lives of the people in Kenya. The film would be a great fit for both language arts and… Continue

Added by Joe Fatheree on April 13, 2009 at 10:49am — No Comments

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