Daily Archives: December 5, 2010

Geoffrey Canada – Waiting for “Superman” Q&A Clip

Geoffrey Canada explains why only the most talented, committed, dedicated people should become teachers. Fundamentally, a new, transformational perspective needs to be embraced. The concept of the teacher as a highly paid, highly respected, highly trained professional is consistent with … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Canada – “Waiting for “Superman”

HCZ’s President & CEO Geoffrey Canada expresses his thoughts on director Davis Guggenheim’s documentary film Waiting for “Superman.”

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Geoffrey Canada: The Harlem Children’s Zone Roadmap to Success – Birth to College Graduation

Geoffrey Canada has a radical new idea: if you really want to change the lives of inner-city kids, change everything all at once—their schools, families, and neighborhoods. As President and CEO of the revolutionary Harlem Childrens Zone in New York … Continue reading

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The Harlem Children’s School Zone Part 2

Geoffrey Canada’s remarkable experiment in inner-city education, the Harlem Children’s Zone, has helped put historically low-achieving students in New York City on academic par with their grammar-school peers. CNN’s Anderson Cooper reports. Official Site: http://www.hcz.org

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The Harlem Children’s School Zone Part 1

Geoffrey Canada’s remarkable experiment in inner-city education, the Harlem Children’s Zone, has helped put historically low-achieving students in New York City on academic par with their grammar-school peers. CNN’s Anderson Cooper reports.

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Learning from the Harlem Children’s Zone

Harlem Children’s Zone is America’s most ambitious and closely watched effort to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. HCZ aims to create a “conveyor belt” for Harlem’s poor children, a series of rich and effective supports-from a “Baby College” for … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Canada interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series

Julian Bond interviews Geoffrey Canada, the president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone. The Harlem Children’s Zone provides free education, social services and health care to children and families within a 100 block area in Harlem in New York … Continue reading

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@katiecouric – Waiting For Superman

Katie Couric talks to Davis Guggenheim, director and producer of the provocative new documentary about education in America, “Waiting for ‘Superman.’”

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Enseña Chile – Teach Chile

What can professionals from diverse backgrounds, without formal pedagogical training, possibly do in a school environment, teaching high-social vulnerability, disadvantaged, low-income, fully at-risk of low educational outcomes, students? I would honestly not expect anything but complete and total failure in … Continue reading

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Self-Motivated Professional Learning

Teacher Learning, self-motivated, professional learning, for me, means a constant striving for the unattainable goal of perfection. Perfecting my ability as a teacher is important for me. I want to know more so my students can learn more. Knowing more … Continue reading

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