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Yet another perspective on this elephant I call classroom management. Yet another angle on teaching through the tilt-shift lens of television. This time we have a show which deals with, um, police officers in, um, Baltimore, the title of which I don’t want to spoil. So.

Motivating Questions

  1. How does a policeman’s ethic of care mirror that of the classroom teacher?

Recommended Reading

  1. The Truest Thing I’ve Ever Watched Or Written. Spoiler alert, etc.

BTW: I’m on a beach called Playa Grande right now, good and married, so I invited Chris Craft, whose experience as a police officer is far from irrelevant here, aboard to handle commentary. Show him a good time.

I'm Dan and this is my blog. I'm a former high school teacher, former graduate student, and current head of teaching at Desmos. More here.


  1. Hey, I’ll take the Playa Grande bait, fella:

    Congratulations! on joining ‘this side’ of the married ranks!

    Hope you and mrs. dy/dan continue to enjoy the ocean view.

  2. Yup, congrats are in order – myself, I only just got engaged so that (marriage, for REAL) is still ahead of me :)