Erin Gruwell is an American teacher known for his unique teaching method, which led to the publication of The Freelance Writer's Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teenagers Used Writing body and the world around. The 2007 film Freedom Writers and the PBS 2019 documentary, Freedom Writers: Stories from the Heart, are based on his story. She is an extremely influential teacher who not only teaches her students but also keeps them safe at home. She inspires her students to be successful by guiding them and being the role model they need.
|Born||August 15, 1969, Glendora, California|
|Education||BA (University of California, Irvine), MA (California State University, Long Beach)|
|Occupation||Executive Director at the Freedom Writers Foundation, Educator, Author, Social Activist, Podcaster|
Teacher who inspired her low-performing children by urging them to write their opinions in journals.
She went to California State University Long Beach and the University of California Irvine.
The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them was her first book.
Scott Casey was her husband.
In the film Freedom Writers, actor Hilary Swank played her.
Freedom Writers - The Writers of Freedom is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey and Mario.. California State University, Long Beach Faculty. Alumni of California State University, Long Beach. Alumni of the University of California, Irvine. American podcasts