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...

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...

Which is stronger: Glue or tape? - Elizabeth Cox

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What is the coldest thing in the world? - Lina Marieth Hoyos

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Can you solve the giant cat army riddle? - Dan Finkel

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Can you solve the egg drop riddle? - Yossi Elran

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Why can't you divide by zero? - TED-Ed

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-can-t-you-divide-by-zero In the world of ma...

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...

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...

What is dust made of? - Michael Marder

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The myth of King Midas and his golden touch - Iseult Gillespie

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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...

The history of tea - Shunan Teng

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-history-of-tea-shunan-teng Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and fr...

Can you solve the wizard standoff riddle? - Dan Finkel

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What happens during a stroke? - Vaibhav Goswami

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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...

3 rules to spark learning | Ramsey Musallam

It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of th...

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...

The language of lying — Noah Zandan

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-language-of-lying-noah-zandan We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we've spent muc...

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...

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...

What do top students do differently? | Douglas Barton | [email protected]

Douglas talks about the research on top students learning habits. Douglas is the founder and Global Chairman of Elevate Education. Douglas and Elevate...

Can you solve the bridge riddle? - Alex Gendler

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-bridge-riddle-alex-gendler Want more? Try the buried treasure riddle: ...