The Ted Talks education platform allows users to take any educational video and easily create a customized lesson. Users can then share Ted Talks education lessons publicly or privately. Teachers track their impact on the world or an individual student. This platform is also the home to TED-Ed Clubs, an exciting new program that aims to celebrate the best ideas of students around the world.
Ted Talks education clubs are “flexible, school-based programs that supports students in discussing, pursuing and presenting their big ideas in the form of short TED-talks.” Ted Talks education has designed a curriculum for teacher’s complete with club goals. They also provide meeting outlines that guide students through the process of identifying and presenting their ideas worth sharing. Students get to feel confident articulating their ideas and delivering powerful presentations.
There are two types of Ted Talks education lessons. The first, TED-Ed’s award-winning original lessons. These lessons are collaborations of expert educators. Each lesson aims to capture a great idea suggested by the TED community. The second type of educational Ted Talks can be created by any website visitor. The task involves adding discussion topics to any educational video on YouTube. Both types of TED-Ed lessons are used regularly in classrooms to introduce new topics to learners in an exciting and inspiring way. There are so many ‘big ideas’ about education out there. It’s an example that anyone can choose to be the leader that make a difference. For more ways to collaborate in your classroom watch some more Ted Talks education lessons. Visit the Teacher Learning Community to work with passionate teachers just like you.
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Emma Donoho, a 10th-grade student, talks about the need for more strong female role models. She argues that young girls, like young boys, deserve to grow up believing they can be strong, powerful and intelligent.
As we transition from an age of privacy, it’s important for educators to create time, space, and opportunities for students to cultivate and share their ideas with the world. – Catlin Tucker