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Still shot from the movie: Radio.

Radio

When Coach Harold Jones (Ed Harris) invites a mentally challenged man (Cuba Gooding Jr.) off the street to be an assistant to the T.L. Hanna High School's football team, he meets with a lot of resistance from the team, parents, school and community. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
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MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

How did the community’s lack of understanding about Radio’s condition contribute to their uneasiness around him? How was that depicted at the beginning of the movie? How did their actions change by the end of the story?

How did Coach Jones’ attitude about being ?team players? contribute to Radio’s inclusion?

Introduced to the NHL’s Edmonton Oiler franchise by Wayne Gretzky, Joey Moss, born with Down syndrome, has served as a valuable part of that hockey organization for nearly 20 years. The story of his success with the team is featured at: www.globeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/sports/RTGAM/
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