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Paul Restivo

The power of simple words - Terin Izil | TED-Ed - 46 views

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    Long, fancy words designed to show off your intelligence and vocabulary are all very well, but they aren't always the best words. In this short, playful video Terin Izil explains why simple, punchy language is often the clearest way to convey a message.
Roland Gesthuizen

Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games | Video on TED.com - 61 views

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    Who Knew!
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    "How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask. Daphne Bavelier studies how the brain adapts to changes in experience, either by nature or by training."
Roland Gesthuizen

TEDxKids@Brussels - Gabe Zichermann - Gamification - YouTube - 34 views

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    "Gabe Zichermann is an entrepreneur, author, highly rated public speaker and gamification thought leader. He is the chair of the Gamification Summit and Workshops, and is co-author of the book "Game-Based Marketing, where he makes a compelling case for the use of games and game mechanics in everyday life, the web and business."
Kris Cody

TED-Ed | Introducing TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing - 39 views

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    "How to" use TED-Ed for lessons.
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    A new and interesting tool
Martha Hickson

TED-Ed | Tour - 50 views

Roland Gesthuizen

Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice | Video on TED.com - 60 views

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    Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.
Deborah van Doren

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Techn... - 10 views

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    Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums Arthur Benjamin's formula for changing math education Bill Gates on mosquitos, malaria and education Let's use video to reinvent education: Salman Khan
Josh Flores

The Best Teacher Resources For "TED Talks" (& Similar Presentations) | Larry Ferlazzo's... - 121 views

  • Here are my choices for The Best Teacher Resources For “TED Talks”:
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    How to use TED talks in the classroom!
Chris Betcher

This is Bullshit « Cooperative Catalyst - 66 views

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    Jeff Jarvis's talk from TedX NY
Justin Medved

How TED Connects the Idea-Hungry Elite - 43 views

  • By combining the principles of "radical openness" and of "leveraging the power of ideas to change the world," TED is in the process of creating something brand new. I would go so far as to argue that it's creating a new Harvard -- the first new top-prestige education brand in more than 100 years.
Jason Schmidt

YouTube - Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? - 29 views

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    Ken Robinson has some interesting things to say in this TED talk about school creativity.
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