Top 7 Movies and Books That Celebrate the Teacher-Student Bond

Dead Poets Society (Movie): A teacher inspires his students to appreciate poetry and seize the day.

To Sir, with Love (Movie): An engineer takes on a teaching role, transforming the lives of his unruly students.

Good Will Hunting (Movie): A brilliant but troubled young man forms a unique bond with his mathematics professor.

The Karate Kid (Movie): A martial arts master imparts life lessons to a young student facing bullies.

The Miracle Worker (Movie/Play): The story of Anne Sullivan’s determined efforts to teach Helen Keller.

Freedom Writers (Movie): A teacher connects with her students through writing and helps them overcome their struggles.

Educated by Tara Westover (Book): A memoir about a woman’s journey from a strict upbringing to education and self-discovery.