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8 Intellectually Challenging TED Ed Talks to Watch with Your Students

November 8, 2015
TED Ed is a wonderful resource of educational video content to use in your instruction and for your professional growth. The short duration of these videos ( between 3 to 5 minutes long) together with the beautiful animations used with them make these clips a powerful learning medium par excellence. TED Ed videos span a plethora of topics all of which are arranged into different playlists. We have already featured some popular collections here in EdTech and mLearning and today we are sharing with you this short list comprising 8 interesting animated talks to share with your students. The content of these clips is intellectually challenging and will definitely pick students curiosity to dig deeper to learn more about the topics covered. Enjoy

1- How a few scientists transformed the way we think about disease - Tien Nguyen

2- The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli

3- 3 tips to boost your confidence 

4- How memories form and how we lose them - Catharine Young

5- Do animals have language? - Michele Bishop

6- How misused modifiers can hurt your writing - Emma Bryce

7- The benefits of good posture - Murat Dalkilinç

8- What gives a dollar bill its value? - Doug Levinson