10 must see TED Talks for educators
Kayla Delzer is a teacher is North Dakota who seeks to change how technology is viewed in the classroom. By using common apps and technology in the classroom, Delzer believes teachers and students can learn more.
Concerned about engaging ALL students? Dr. Christopher Emdin of Columbia University's Teachers College asserts that teachers should be trained differently to reach all students.
Margaret Heffernan is a management expert whose talk centers on how to make the workplace the most successful and productive. Educators of all levels of experience should ask questions, help others and work together to create the best learning experience for students.
Empowering teachers and students, says Ted Dintersmith, is the way to insert joy and real learning back into the classrooms. This innovation expert says standardizing testing is not preparing our kids for their futures.
Neuroscientist, Russell Foster, explains how prioritizing sleep is important to your health. The mental and physical wellness of educators is integral to the success of our schools.
Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist, acknowledges that stress and burnout affect all educators in their careers. But, she says that stress doesn't have to hold you back - it can be a positive force.
Are you stuck in your job or personal life thinking the same way every day? Eduardo Briceno encourages everyone to get outside the box and allow room for improvement and change.
Timothy Bartik, the author of "Investing in Kids," talks about the economic benefits of education and preschool. Preschool betters the lives of young children and all of us!
Educators are one of the few people who have the opportunity to empower youth. Child prodigy, Adora Svitak, gives an entertaining talk about how uplifting children can change your perspective on education and life.
The most popular TED talk of all time from Sir Ken Robinson in 2006 makes a strong plea to reduce the standardization and rigid compliance in schools, which is draining creativity. Unfortunately, more than a decade later, this talk is still relevant.
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