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Teaching as Magical

Dr. Chris Emdin explores what teachers can learn from trips to church and hip-hop performances.  Emdin takes his talk to greater depths in his bestselling …

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“Leave Them Kids Alone”

Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall Pt. 2” from 1982 puts a short film to the anti-school anthem.  It is a commentary perfectly paired …

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Judge Sentences Teacher

Listen to the judge’s logic in this clip: it’s clear how he’s struggling to make sense of education reform, who to hold accountable.

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Wynton Marsalis on Education

The great trumpeter talks beautifully about the problem of competition in education, the value of historical understanding, and why music is a non-negotiable in democratic …

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JFK on Education

At Vanderbilt University, May 18, 1963, John F. Kennedy shares the three obligations of the educated citizen.

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Baldwin on Education

James Baldwin notes that in order to talk about education, we have to talk about the society in which it is situated.  Yes.

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