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10 New TED Talks for Teachers

March 9, 2017
If you are like us you probably spend a decent amount of time watching inspirational TED talks. Besides being a source of enlightenment and inspiration, TED talks are also great for enhancing your professional growth and expanding your learning network. TED covers  hundreds of topics related to a wide spectrum of disciplines from social to natural sciences. You can use the site’s internal search functionality to search for and find talks by topic, language and/or duration. You can also use the ‘Find a speaker’ feature to  search for talks delivered by specific speakers. Here in EdTech and mLearning we have a an entire section dedicated to curating and sharing some of the best TED talks for teachers and students. In today’s post we are adding another great resource to that section. This is a selection of new insightful talks that have been featured in TED over the last few months. We invite you to check them out and as always share with us your feedback in our Facebook page. Enjoy

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1- 4 reasons to learn a new language, by John McWhorter

2- Let's teach for mastery — not test scores, by  Sal Khan

3-  How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting, by Julie Lythcott-Haims

4- Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world, by Roger Antonsen

5- This virtual lab will revolutionize science class, by Michael Bodekaer

6- How to fix a broken education system ... without any more money, by Seema Bansal

7- Why open a school? To close a prison, by Nadia Lopez

8- Easy DIY projects for kid engineers, by Fawn Qiu

9- Help for kids the education system ignores, by Victor Rios

10- How to get better at the things you care about, by Eduardo BriceƱo