Videos

EL Education Videos

Video overviews of EL schools including details of core practices related to standards-based grading, learning targets, student-engaged assessments, etc. Courtesy of: Steven Levy (EL Education)

Teach Less, Learn More

Video of lecture given by Pak Tee Ng at Atlantic Rim Collaboratory on modifying teaching practices can allow children to learn more by exploring  their natural curiosities. Courtesy of: Pak Tee Ng (National Institute of Education)

GENTE - Ginásio Experimental de Novas Tecnologias Educacionais

Description: A video highlighting the work done in an innovative project involving the creation of experimental middle schools in Brazil. This school, located in one of the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, placed a strong emphasis on student autonomy and collaboration through project-based learning.

Courtesy of: Rafael Parente (Labi) and Claudia Costin (HGSE, World Bank)
Video produced by Jair de Souza Design

Interview on Voice of America about our book

Watch an interview of Professor Fernando Reimers by Voice of America released on April 11, 2016 about our new book. The video is in Spanish.

Askwith Forum: Educational Challenges for the 21st Century

The April 24, 2014 panel led by Dr. Fernando Reimers, with Amar Bhidé, Thomas Schmidheiny Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Michael Casserly, Executive Director, Council of the Great City Schools; Mitchell Chester, Ed.M.’88, Ed.D.’91, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; Deb Delisle, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education; Nancy Hoffman, Vice President and Senior Advisor, Jobs for the Future; Adjunct Lecturer on Education, HGSE.  The panel examined the role K-12 schools can play in supporting economic and civic renewal, including options to support reform efforts. Participants also discussed the key gaps in preparing students to be contributors to a knowledge-based economy and to democratic participation.