dy/av : 006 : preview

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. Scott Elias

    July 22, 2008 - 8:56 am

    Poor Chris got his name linked to my blog. Sorry, man!

  2. Chris Craft

    July 22, 2008 - 10:36 am

    Wow, how funny is that.

    It’s ok, your blog is totally better than mine, Scott. ;)


  3. Christian Long

    July 22, 2008 - 7:01 pm

    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.

  4. H.

    July 22, 2008 - 7:07 pm


  5. Nancy

    July 23, 2008 - 12:20 pm

    Dear Just Married,

    Remember–she can’t read your mind.

    From: 36 Year Veteran

  6. ken

    July 27, 2008 - 6:03 pm

    married, eh?

    Welcome to the party, pal.

    Dy/Av 007:preview :progeny

  7. Tracy W

    July 30, 2008 - 1:55 am

    Missed this before somehow. Congratulations!

  8. Johan

    August 6, 2008 - 1:41 pm

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