TED-Ed: TedTalks for Teachers

Amy Erin Borovoy, Edutopia’s video programming producer and curator, also provides some great resources to help teachers understand TedTalks. And now there’s a channel just for teachers! [EF]

This week’s announcement of a new initiative called TED-Ed caused a flurry of excitement about the new videos TED is creating to spread powerful lessons beyond the classroom walls. It’s not just a new home for education-related TED videos; it’s a call to action — anyone can nominate an outstanding teacher or suggest a fantastic lesson, and the TED team will work with the educators chosen to record and then animate those lessons. You can already see the first few of these gems on the TED-Ed YouTube Channel.

Though it can sometimes feel challenging to find twenty minutes to sit still in our multi-tasking lives, the videos below are worth it.

FULL ARTICLE: Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers

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