TED-Ed

Ted-Ed: How Fiction Can Influence Real World Events

Ted-Ed: How Fiction Can Influence Real World Events

| August 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

Educator Jessica Wise and her cohorts have come up with a compelling Ted-Ed video on how novels throughout history have helped shape real-world events. “Reading and stories can be an escape from real life, a window into another world — but have you ever considered how new fictional experiences might change your perspective on real, […]

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Can TED Talks Really Work in a Classroom?

Can TED Talks Really Work in a Classroom?

| May 22, 2012 | 17 Comments

By Katrina Schwartz There’s been a lot of excitement around TED’s foray into education, bringing its inspirational video model to the classroom. TED-Ed launched the YouTube Channel with produced and animated videos about two months ago and now includes a free service that lets teachers upload any YouTube video to its polished platform. Teachers can […]

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