First came Survivor. Then American Idol, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, The Osbournes, The Amazing Race, The Real World, The Bachelor, Big Brother, The Biggest Loser, repeat to fade. The list could go on forever, and your blogger couldn't be less interested in making it chronologically accurate.
Now, thanks to University of Phoenix and GOOD (an altruistic organization/magazine/community/media platform), the popular online reality contest “The Great American Teach-Off" is with us again. From now through April 2 you can vote for one of the country’s 10 most innovative educators as they compete for a $10,000 classroom grant.
Each of the finalists has a special gift for bringing to life a particular subject, from woodworking and English to social studies and math. Click here to view videos from the top 10 teachers in California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Texas, Connecticut and New York. You just might learn something.