Marva

United States, 1979

Film
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Marva Collins is a teacher who set up a school in a low income area of Chicago. There are no frills, and students are drilled in vocabulary and multiplication tables, and are required to read one book every two weeks. Many of her students love reading, and Marva is an inspiration to them.

Credits

producer

Suzanne St Pierre

production company

CBS News

Duration

00:16:52:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013926

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Reading

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Chicago (Ill.)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teachers

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teachers - Attitudes

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teachers and community

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching

Literature → Reading

Places → Chicago (Ill.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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