Archive for ‘Videos’

September 15, 2013

Video: Westmount High School Protests Against Quebec Charter of Values

August 9, 2013

Video: Eat the Rich- An Animated Fairy Tale from the California Federation of Teachers

July 21, 2013

Video: Study Links High Stakes Testing to Higher Incarceration Rates

Published July 19 2013 by The Real News Network

February 20, 2013

Video: Bob Peterson on teaching and social justice

Published 31 Jan 2013 by BCTFvids

February 3, 2013

Democracy Now – Seattle’s Teacher Uprising: High School Faculty Faces Censure for Boycotting Standardized MAP Tests

Published on 29 Jan 2013 by DemocracyNow.org

January 21, 2013

Video: Brian Jones discusses Real vs. Phony Education Reform

October 14, 2012

Video: Letter to Arne Duncan – Two Teachers and a Microphone

September 19, 2012

Chicago Teachers Union’s Karen Lewis: Deal Ending Strike a Victory for Education

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September 10, 2012

Democracy Now on Historic Strike by Chigaco Teachers

Published September 10, 2012 by Democracynow.org

Chicago Public Teachers Stage Historic Strike in Clash With the Mayor on Education Reforms

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July 7, 2012

10 Must-See Videos Documenting the Quebec Student Strike

By Robert Green

If you’re a political junkie like me you’ve probably spent the last few months discussing the issues surrounding the Quebec student strike: tuition hikes, police brutality,  special laws, the challenges of movement building, etc. As an open and vocal supporter of the student strike one inevitably encounters echos of the English media’s characterization of the students as entitled and violent. Fortunately, there have been a number of excellent videos produced that have been of great use in countering such perceptions. This post is my attempt to assemble 10 of the best such videos in one location so they can be easily shared.

Overview of the movement:

Red Square Revolt

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June 13, 2012

Video: Are Teachers Too Accountable Over Student Achievement?

May 10, 2012

Changing Education Paradigms – RSA Animate

April 23, 2012

Teachers, parents push back against high stakes testing

Posted April 23, 2012 at The Real News Network

March 22, 2012

Profs Against Tuition Hikes – The Series

Profs contre la hausse 1 (AMVoisard)

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March 19, 2012

Animated Video on Francois Legault’s Plan for Teachers

François Légo – La CAQ attaque

A great video mocking Francois Legault’s plans to improve public education by using performance indicators to more closely monitor teachers …the very strategy at the heart of George Bush’s ‘No Child left Behing’ that has failed so miserably to improve public education in the US.