Daughter, Actually

Big news! I'm making a movie! It's called Daughter, Actually, a film about mothers and daughters and the choices they make. I wrote the script, and my friend and colleague Jen Mitlas will be directing. Here's a bit of background... At the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, TIME’S UP and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative launched the…Read more Daughter, Actually

Paulo Freire vs. Mister Softee: Two Major Flaws in Waiting for “Superman”

As an educator, I was especially curious to see Waiting for "Superman" and, despite the criticism the documentary garnered from many of my colleagues, was pleased when the movie finally came off the "Very Long Wait" list on my Netflix queue and found its way to my doorstep. Before settling in to view the DVD…Read more Paulo Freire vs. Mister Softee: Two Major Flaws in Waiting for “Superman”