Celebrities helping teach at high school
| Mar 08, 2011
The voice came from a conference-call device in the center of a Radnor High School classroom. From a hotel room in New Orleans, popular science writer Jonah Lehrer was answering a student's question about the crash of financial markets.
Teachers Paul Wright and Carl Rosin have made the celebrity phone call and interview a part of the interdisciplinary history and literature curriculum for their 11th-grade Viewpoints on Modern America class. Since 2007, they have persuaded well-known writers and thinkers to call in to their class. To learn more, read the full article by Kristin E. Holmes in the English Teacher Collections section of Philly.com.