TED Talks


The most popular TED Talks of 2017

The TED I like to introduce first:

Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

Another great one for students to watch:

Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

And so, your challenge is to try to watch one TED Talk every day for 30 days…

My other top 10 12 TED Talks:

  1. Ken Robinson’s talks: “How to escape education’s death valley“, “Schools kill creativity“, “Bring on the learning revolution!” and “Changing education paradigms”
  2. Ben Dunlap: The life-long learner
  3. Kid President: I think we all need a pep talk
  4. Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology
  5. Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story 
  6. Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education (and his other talks)
  7. William Kamkwamba: How I  harnessed the wind
  8. Kiran Bir Sethi teaches kids to take charge
  9. Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education
  10. Raghava KK: Shake up your story 
  11. Peter Norvig: The 100,000 student classroom
  12. Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen


Honorable mentions:

And of course…


Research & Discussion Project Ideas

What can we learn from these ideas? How can we use these ideas to create a brighter future?

TEDs that may help you get started: