Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity

February 1, 2006 (about 14 years ago)

Ken Robinson talks of how our modern education systems have put creativity and the arts on the back burner for quite some time.

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Source: TED

Sugata Mitra: Sugata Mitra Shows How Kids Teach Themselves

February 1, 2007 (about 13 years ago)

Sugata Mitra started an experiment called "Hole in the Wall" that helped him realize that learning can be achieved through children's collaboration and even without a teacher - just pure initiative and curiosity.

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Source: TED

Alan Kay: A Powerful Idea About Ideas

March 1, 2007 (about 13 years ago)

In this talk, Alan kay thinks of new and better ways to educate our kids. He shows us how we can use a different perspective and pair it up with technology to teach young children higher levels of science and math. A level of learning that we would not have considered teaching to their age group.

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Source: TED

Patrick Awuah: Educating Leaders

June 1, 2007 (almost 13 years ago)

In this impassioned talk, Patrick Awuah tackles the need for transformation in Africa. He contends that Africa needs to be led by enlightened leaders. In order for this to happen, the African education system must change and train their youth properly to be the leaders that their country needs.

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Source: TED

Charles Leadbeater: Education Innovation in the Slums

April 1, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Charles Leadbeater talks about how education should present itself as practical in the slum areas to attract the poor to study.

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Source: TED

Mae Jemison: Teaching Arts and Sciences Together

February 1, 2002 (about 18 years ago)

Mae Jemison gives the differences and similarities of science that binds them both as manifestations of the human brain's genius.

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Dave Eggers: Once Upon a School

February 1, 2008 (about 12 years ago)

Dave Eggers shares the story of a movement focused on the betterment of students in local public schools, and how this initiative resulted in the opening of several other centers with the same goal of engaging creatively with kids. He appeals to the audience to take part in this noble venture.

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Source: TED

Chris Anderson: Vision for TED

February 1, 2002 (about 18 years ago)

Chris Anderson (prior to becoming the TED Curator) talks about TED's future in this talk. He discusses the Vision for TED and the exciting journey he invites us to join.

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Taylor Mali: What Teachers Make

November 1, 2005 (over 14 years ago)

Taylor Mali delivers a poem in slam poetry style in response to someone asking him how much he makes (earns). The poem addresses teacher's value to society.

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