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Featured Videos

How Citizenship Is Taught in School (CBC Television)

The Problem with Standardized Testing (Elementary Teachers Federation)

The Open Mind with Richard Heffner (PBS)



Teachers College Press Book Launch with William Ayers and Joel Westheimer at Teachers College, Columbia University (May 31, 2016)

Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy: Joel Westheimer at the MacPherson Institute, McMaster University (March 2016)


How Citizenship Is Taught in School on CBC (September 2015)

How Standardized Testing Causes Huge Problems on the David Pakman Show (May 2015)

Why Our Obsession with Quality and Accountability is Eroding Public Education and What We Can Do About It at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto (May 29, 2015)

What Kind of Citizen? at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Education (March 2015)


A Celebration of Maxine Greene at Teachers College, Columbia University (October 2014)

Should Children Spend Their Summer Studying or Playing? on Our Ottawa, CBC News (June 22, 2014)


Faith in Schools – Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa (December 11, 2012) 


What Can Parents Do to Support Critical Thinking at Home? with Joel Westheimer and April Howe-Diplock, Canadian Education Association (October 2010)

Is EQAO Failing Our Children? The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (EFTO) Representative Council Meeting (February 2010).


Testing, 'Accountability,' and the Threat to Canadian Democracy – 2009 CEA Whitworth Award for Research and Education Lecture (August 11, 2011) 


Politics in School with Joel Westheimer and Ed Hanrahan on It's Your Government, (November, 2008)

The Power of Education – Closing Keynote Lecture to Teacher Education Students at the University of Ottawa (April 2008). 


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