Education


New! No Small Matter 74 min.

Despite business interests, scholars, and politicians on both sides of the aisle lining up to support the early childhood education cause, millions of American children are still not getting the care they need to succeed — or even to keep up. And while it’s the poorest children who are most vulnerable, middle class families are increasingly feeling the squeeze, as the cost of quality child care so...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Bad Education 109 min.

Starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney, this fact-based dark comedy tells the story of the Long Island school supervisors behind the largest public-school embezzlement scandal in American history. ©2020 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO® and all related programs are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Scheme and Scandal: Inside the College Admissions Crisis 46 min.

Fareed Zakaria looks at the frenzied competition for slots at elite schools – that has exploded into the biggest cheating scandal in American history – a scheme that exploited the desperate quest for higher test scores, as well as the world of elite sports, played only by the affluent, that college advisors call “rich white affirmative action.”

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Transforming Your School 47 min.

This series takes viewers to the Miami-Dade middle schools to see how schools that were falling behind transformed themselves, focusing on social emotional support, planning and operations, and personalization and engagement to build a new, more successful school experience.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Transforming Your School: Personalization and Engagement 17 min.

This program examines the creation of an engaging student-centered, 21st-century learning environment that fosters communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Transforming Your School: Planning and Operations 17 min.

This program teaches how to create and enhance academic offerings, scheduling, and collaborative structures that lead to improved student achievement.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Transforming Your School: Social Emotional Support 14 min.

This program teaches how to build structures and support to ensure students develop social and emotional competencies.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ask Them 115 min.

We now live in a world where feedback from the user is considered essential information, but how often are we asking students for input about their own education? Based on the popular keynote speech by educator, author, and speaker Myron Dueck, this series is a fun, humorous, and fast paced exploration of how asking students for their input radically transforms both student learning — and the dyna...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ask Them: The Power of Asking Questions 24 min.

How can asking questions be transformational in life and in education? In this program, educator Myron Dueck looks into the value of questioning with a story about American troops in Afghanistan who got themselves out of jam by asking a simple question; interviewing a doctor and model helicopter enthusiast about asking questions in the medical field; and checking in with his daughter, Sloane, to s...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ask Them: There's No Such Thing As Average 46 min.

In this program, educator Myron Dueck takes a deeper dive into the power of questioning, experiencing so-called "desirable difficulties," and making mistakes by exploring four related topics: "There's no such thing as average," "Jagged Intelligences," "Multiple Pathways," and "Context Matters." It also features an interview with cognitive-behavioral scientist Celeste Kidd on why she revisited the...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019