I don’t usually reblog but this list by my colleague and Facebook friend Jackie Gerstein is almost exactly the same list I would have chosen myself. If you haven’t seen them yet give yourself a real treat. Thanks Jackie.
I love end of year “best of” lists. My own list is what I found to be the most powerful education related videos of 2013. They all, in some way, address the mind, heart, and spirit of education. Each touched me in some way to help illuminate the purpose and core of education. They are in no particular order expect for the first one which is my number one choice and one that I believe all educators should be required to watch.
Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion
Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.
Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley
Governments decide they know best and they’re going to tell you what to do. The trouble…
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