This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale
Episode 7 (Aired April 29th 2015)
Shifting Paradigms, Part I: Standardized To Student-Centered
Addresses a key pillar of the corporate education agenda: standardization through Common Core standards and high-stakes testing. Presents contrasting paradigms for social justice education. Profiles a student-centered, inquiry-based classroom that models teaching and learning not typically assessed in standardized testing.
Dr. Joel Westheimer: Professor of Education & Democracy at the University of Ottawa, Canada, and an education columnist or Canadian Public Radio.
Dr. Chela Delgado, 12th grade Government & Economics teacher, and her students at Coliseum College Prep Academy, Oakland Unified School District
Jesse Hagopian: History teacher and leader of standardized testing boycott at Garfield High School in Seattle. Associate Editor of Rethinking Schools Magazine and author. Founding member of Social Equality Educators
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