The Edu-Pundit is Back!

At the end of 2010, Eduflack unveiled his first attempt at both video and intentional humor with the release of I Wanna Be an Edu-Pundit.  The YouTube video chronicles a business “leader” who decides he just has to jump into the education game as a pundit and advocate.

This week, we offer up part two of the video series, Edu-Pundit’s TV Debut.  In his public coming out as a bona fide “pundit,” our hero offers up his own idea for education reform — the Selective K-12 Movement.
What happens next?  It all depends on whether people watch part two or not.  Stay tuned …

I Wanna Be An Edu-Pundit, The Video

A few months ago, one of Eduflack’s college buddies, David Kazzie, hit the viral big time when he launched an online video entitled So You Want to Go to Law School.  Kazzie was one of the hardest-working sports writers I knew at The Cavalier Daily, and although he turned to the dark side by getting a law degree, it was terrific to see those writing skills finally put to use with an incredibly funny series of videos on all that is wrong with the law profession.

So it all got me thinking.  It seems the education space could use a few videos that poke fun at our own industry.  And while I am hardly the dialogue writer that Kazzie is, I decided to pick up my electronic pen and write, I Wanna Be an Edu-Pundit.  I Wanna Be offers a tongue-in-cheek look at some of those “experts” in the education space, and what happens when someone wakes up one morning thinking they should opine on education policy and practice.
The full video can be found here on YouTube.
Depending on the response I get from folks, I’m hoping to make this a semi-regular activity for the first few months in 2011.  There are just some things that can best be said through the computerized voices of animated talking heads.
So consider this my little holiday gift to you.  Please watch, and please get other people to watch.  Together, we can at least get more people to watch this video than watch a typical U.S. Department of Education YouTube post!