Teacher Double Feature - FamilyEducation

Teacher Double Feature

Here are a few real-life teacher stories that have hit the big screen. Can you name the movies?

Quiz

Here are a few real-life teacher stories that have hit the big screen. Can you name the movies?

1. The line, "You can't teach logarithms to illiterates" underscores the plot of which movie?

  • Good Will Hunting.
  • Conrack.
  • Stand and Deliver.

2. Edward Braithwaite's first-year teaching experiences in London's tough East Side are chronicled in which classic film?

  • Teachers.
  • To Sir, With Love.
  • Blackboard Jungle.

3. Ex-Marine Louanne Johnson struggles to reach a group of underachieving, inner-city students in which 1995 movie?

  • Up the Down Staircase.
  • Dangerous Minds.
  • My Posse Don't Do Homework.

4. Which 1962 drama about a handicapped girl and her inspirational teacher won Academy Awards for both best actress and best supporting actress?

  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
  • The Miracle Worker.
  • Our Miss Brooks.

5. What movie glorifies the discipline tactics of baseball bat-wielding principal, Joe Clark?

  • Lean on Me.
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips.
  • The Principal.

1. The line, "You can't teach logarithms to illiterates" underscores the plot of which movie?
Stand and Deliver.

2. Edward Braithwaite's first-year teaching experiences in London's tough East Side are chronicled in which classic film?
To Sir, With Love.

3. Ex-Marine Louanne Johnson struggles to reach a group of underachieving, inner-city students in which 1995 movie?
Dangerous Minds.

4. Which 1962 drama about a handicapped girl and her inspirational teacher won Academy Awards for both best actress and best supporting actress?
The Miracle Worker.

5. What movie glorifies the discipline tactics of baseball bat-wielding principal, Joe Clark?
Lean on Me.

60% Complete