TED Education

Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

How to escape education's death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, sti...

The One Thing All Great Teachers Do | Nick Fuhrman | TEDxUGA

With this talk, Dr. Nick Fuhrman encourages us to recognize the profound personal impact that we can have on others — both in and out of the classroom...

Toxic culture of education: Joshua Katz at TEDxUniversityofAkron

Joshua Katz is a high school math teacher in Orange County, FL. Joshua's Talk: In the mid 1800's, Horace Mann captured the potential impact of educati...

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people th...

Why can't some birds fly? - Gillian Gibb

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-can-t-some-birds-fly-gillian-gibb Though th...

What makes a good teacher great? | Azul Terronez | TEDxSantoDomingo

I've been asking the question: What makes a good teacher great? for 24 years. I have collected 26000 responses from 8 different schools and patterns h...

Why do we dream? - Amy Adkins

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-dream-amy-adkins In the 3rd millennium BCE, Mesopotamian kings recorded and interpreted their dr...

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly rea...

How America's public schools keep kids in poverty | Kandice Sumner

Why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? Schools in low-income neighborhoods across the US, specifically in communities of color, lack ....

Let's teach for mastery -- not test scores | Sal Khan

Would you choose to build a house on top of an unfinished foundation? Of course not. Why, then, do we rush students through education when they haven'...

What would happen if you didn’t drink water? - Mia Nacamulli

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What causes cavities? - Mel Rosenberg

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-cavities-mel-rosenberg When a team of archeologists recently came across some 15000-year-old ....

What is the most important influence on child development | Tom Weisner | TEDxUCLA

If you could do one thing - the most important thing - to influence the life of a young child, what would that be (it's likely not what you first brin...

Prepare Our Kids for Life, Not Standardized Tests | Ted Dintersmith | TEDxFargo

As a leading venture capitalist, Ted Dintersmith lived and breathed the world of innovation. He has seen first-hand how quickly automation is eliminat...

How to manage your time more effectively (according to machines) - Brian Christian

Download a free audiobook and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: http://adbl.co/2lFSkUw Check out Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths' "Algorithms to L...

RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms

This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA...

TED Talks Education

Found on: http://video.pbs.org/video/2365006219/ Hear inspiring leaders on the topic of learning in this TED project hosted by John Legend. Hear inspi...

What if cracks in concrete could fix themselves? - Congrui Jin

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How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | [email protected]

Eddy Zhong, successful technology entrepreneur, dives into the truth behind our K-12 education system. Eddy strongly believes that the education syste...

Why teachers teach but kids don’t learn | Ben Richards | [email protected]

Ben Richards is both an award winning playwright and an experienced teacher of Drama, Philosophy and Mathematics. He has spent the last ten years brin...

The Future of Education: A Student's Perspective | Anna Nixon | TEDxSalem

17-year-old, Anna Nixon co-founded STEM4Girls, a non-profit organization that works to get more girls involved in STEM activities and shares the impor...

Teaching Methods for Inspiring the Students of the Future | Joe Ruhl | TEDxLafayette

Collaboration. Communication. Critical thinking. Creativity. - Should be present in all classrooms. Joe Ruhl received his bachelors and masters degree...

The interesting story of our educational system | Adhitya Iyer | TEDxCRCE

A story surrounding more than a million students in India built around a booming IT industry, a machine like education system, a race to a seat amongs...