A Study of Educational Innovation and Strategy Found in Freedom Writers Movie

Literature is a permanent writing, which expresses and communicates
thoughts, feelings and attitudes towards life and the world. The problems of this
research are “What kinds of characteristics of educational innovation are done by
Erin Gruwell in Freedom Writers Movie? and the next problem is “What kinds of
strategies of educational innovation are used by Erin Gruwell in Freedom Writers
Movie?” The first purpose of this reseach is to find the kinds of strategies of
educational innovation used by Erin GruwelL The second purpose is to find the
kinds of strategies of educational innovation used by Erin Gruwell. The primary
data source is the movie of Freedom Writers movie directed by Richard
LaGravenesse. The secondary data sources are the author’s biography, essay,
comment, homepage, and website about the movie and other relevant sources.
The procedures of the data analysis which are used by the writer are such as
follows: classifying the kinds of characteristics of educational innovation which
are done by Erin Gruwell and and describing them to find the kinds of strategies
of educational innovation. Based on research findings, the writer concludes that
Erin in the Freedom Writers Movie perfoms four kinds of characteristics of
educational innovation. They are relative advantage, compatibility, complexity,
and triability. He also finds four kinds of strategies of educational innovation, they
are facilitative strategy, re-educative strategy, persuasive strategy, and power
strategy.

A Study of Educational Innovation and Strategy Found in Freedom Writers Movie