Lesson Plan August 27, 2019

The Weekly: Evaluating Accountability in Journalism and Education


Introducing the Resource: Watching “The Education of T.M. Landry,” an episode of "The Weekly." The full episode is available on The New York Times website here, though there may be a limit to how many episodes you can view or a subscription may be required. Some episodes are also available to subscribers on FX or Hulu.

Discussion: Exploring accountability in journalism and education.

In-class Activity: Evaluating education experiences around the world.

Extension Activities:

1. Creating a photo essay on your school community

2. Researching and writing about school oversight legislation


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