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Friday, February 19 • 9:00am - 10:15am
True Story? Teachers in Film, TV, and Online *PRE-RECORDED*

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This talk presents a dynamic array of teacher images to explain how they affect the teacher identities of mid-career and pre-service teachers, as well as student expectations and levels of public support. We see what is inspiring, worrisome, funny, and professionally useful about different types of teacher characters and look at ways of co-opting teacher images to advocate for classrooms.

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Mario Trono

Associate Professor, Mount Royal University
Dr. Trono studies how the media shape public perceptions of various professions. His presentations to teachers highlight how K-12 teaching gets represented in film, TV, and online, and focus is given to teacher identities, student perceptions, community relations, and political support... Read More →

Friday February 19, 2021 9:00am - 10:15am MST
Online (Pre-Recording)