Reality Pedagogy: Christopher Emdin at TEDxTeachersCollege

In this talk Christopher Emdin talks about the true meaning and role of “peace”, “justice”, “equity” and “equality” in the classroom by talking about Reality Pedagogy.

The full title of his talk is: Reality Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, Truth, and Distortions

Christopher Emdin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Director of Secondary School Initiatives at the Urban Science Education Center. He is author of the book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation, and also a columnist for the Huffington Post, where he writes the “Emdin 5” series.

TEDxTeachersCollege 2012 explored innovations in international education at Teachers College, Columbia University, one of the leading schools of education in the world. The full-day event covered themes about education, policy, peace and justice, technology, and gender identity. For complete coverage of the conference, visit