TED talks for teachers
Teaching Diversity in the Classroom TED Talk Activity
This no-prep mini unit uses TED talks to help students think about what diversity means in our society. Give students choice and use inquiry-based learning while targeting core ELA standards! Digital and print resources.
Social Media Shaming Podcast Worksheets Distance Learning
Ted Radio Hour podcast lesson that focuses on social media shaming: why we do it, the consequences, how to stop it. Includes real-life examples with Justine Sacco and others. Argument analysis and extension to literature with Scarlet Letter. Teacher guide with times on when to start and stop podcast for discussion. QR code to podcast: complete as a class or independently.
Book Talk Book Report
Book Talks are the perfect Book Report. Students practice speaking and listening as well as planning and organizing. It is a great way to assess comprehension and holds the students accountable for their independent reading. Student instructions, organizers, and planning sheets will help the class create fun engaging Book Talks. Included are 10 different Book Talks that are designed to guide your class to comprehensive and exciting presentations. Create a BUZZ about reading and make it fun.
Absolutely amazing: 6th grade iPhone app developer speaks at TEDx - The Next Web
"Thomas Suarez is in the 6th grade at a middle school in the South Bay. And while most of his peers are probably fussing over new soccer kleets or watching the Disney channel, he’s creating iOS apps and giving TED Talks." / kids like this make me excited for the future