Sudbury Valley School (TeachersTV Documentary)

August 19, 2009 at 2:34 pm | Posted in AERO, Democratic Education, New Resource | Leave a comment
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If you are interested in finding out more about Sudbury Valley School, please visit our bookstore at www.educationrevolution.org/products.html to find great titles such as Free at Last and The Sudbury Valley School Experience. You can also visit their website at www.sudval.org

2008 Deborah Meier AERO Conference Keynote Video (free, 1.5 hours)

August 12, 2009 at 4:41 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series | Leave a comment
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Deborah Meier is on faculty at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education, Board Member for the Coalition of Essential Schools and Author of Will Standards Save Public Education? and Many Children Left Behind among many others.

You can support AERO by purchasing our products (over 200 great education books including many of Deborah’s!) online at www.educationrevolution.org/products.html.  Deborah’s talk can be found directly at www.educationrevolution.org/2008meier.html

2008 Matt Hern AERO Conference Keynote Video (free, one hour)

August 12, 2009 at 4:36 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series, Democratic Education | Leave a comment
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Matt Hern is the author of Field Day: Getting Society Out of School, Watch Yourself: Why Safer Isn’t Always Better, and Everywhere All the Time: A New Deschooling Reader


You can support AERO by purchasing our products (over 200 great education books including all of Matt’s!) online at www.educationrevolution.org/products.html.  Matt’s talk can be found directly at www.educationrevolution.org/2008hern.html

2008 Khalif Williams AERO Conference Keynote Video (free, one hour)

August 12, 2009 at 4:31 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series | Leave a comment
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Khalif Williams is Executive Director of the Institute for Humane Education.  Find out more about the institute at www.humaneeducation.org.  You can support AERO by purchasing our products (over 200 great education books!) online at www.educationrevolution.org/products.html.  Khalif’s talk can be found directly at www.educationrevolution.org/2008williams.html

2008 Mary Leue AERO Conference Keynote Video (free, one hour)

August 12, 2009 at 4:21 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series, Democratic Education | Leave a comment
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Mary Leue is the founder of The Free School (Albany) and SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education and author and editor of many titles.  You can support AERO by purchasing our products (over 200 great education books!) online at www.educationrevolution.org/products.html.  Mary’s talk can be found directly at www.educationrevolution.org/2008leue.html

2008 Wesley Clark AERO Conference Student Keynote Video (free, one hour)

August 12, 2009 at 4:08 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series, Democratic Education | Leave a comment
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Wesley Clark was a student at Harriet Tubman Free School (www.tubmanschool.org).  You can support AERO by purchasing the DVD of this talk at www.educationrevolution.org/2008clark.html.

International Democratic Education Conference 2006 (Free, 20 Minutes)

August 11, 2009 at 6:04 am | Posted in AERO, AERO Online Video Series, Democratic Education, International Democratic Education Conference | Leave a comment
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Daniel Swart, an AERO intern, put together a short documentary (free video below) on the 2006 International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC) held in Sydney, Australia.  The documentary comes from about three hours of video that Jerry Mintz shot there. It really gives the flavor of the IDEC. It has shots of the school and surroundings, including the Sydney skyline at dawn. It also has scenes of basketball, the picture displays, kid introductions, Internet session, Korean and Nepali dancing, Japanese singing and piano, kids baseball with cricket sticks, the anti-war slide show, group singing, meetings, etc.  To order this DVD, visit www.educationrevolution.org/idec2006dvd.html

International Democratic Education Conference Montage 1995-2002 (Free, Four Hours)

August 11, 2009 at 6:04 am | Posted in AERO, AERO Online Video Series, Democratic Education, International Democratic Education Conference | Leave a comment
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This two-hour long montage includes video from every International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC) between 1995 and 2002.

Zoë Neill Readhead 2007 AERO Conference Keynote Video (free; one hour)

August 8, 2009 at 5:08 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series, Democratic Education | Leave a comment
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Zoë Neill Readhead is the principal of Summerhill School in Suffolk, England. Summerhill is perhaps the world’s longest running democratic school, founded in 1921 by A.S. Neill,  Zoë father.

You can purchase a DVD of the above talk at http://www.educationrevolution.org/single07dvd.html

John Taylor Gatto 2004 AERO Conference Keynote Video: Weapons of Mass Instruction

August 8, 2009 at 3:29 pm | Posted in AERO, AERO Conference, AERO Online Video Series | 1 Comment
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John Taylor Gatto is the former New York City & New York State Teacher of the Year and has published numerous books such as Dumbing Us Down, The Underground History of American Education, and his most recent which shares the same title as this keynote address, Weapons of Mass Instruction.  All of these titles are available at very low prices on our main website http://www.educationrevolution.org/products.html Purchasing books helps support our non-profit organization and allows us to continue to offer videos such as these free of charge.

You can purchase a DVD of the above talk at http://www.educationrevolution.org/aecodvdjoga.html

John also recently contrubuted an essay in our book Turning Points: 27 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Stories. See http://www.educationrevolution.org/turningpoints.html

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