It seems to me---whether your students watch or not---here is a great media literacy /teachable moment opportunity. Here are some questions that might be considered--by both teachers and students:
1. Where did you first hear about the President's speech?
2. What (and where) have you read or heard about what he is planning to say?
3. Who is his primary audience? (Might there be a secondary audience too?)
4. Where in the curriculum might you discuss the importance of… Continue