TED Conversations

Nina Tandon

Research Scientist, cooper union

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Live conversation with Nina Tandon: How can we use TED Conversations in the classroom?

As we've launched the TEDinClass project, many in the TED community have asked: how can we use platforms like TED Conversations in the classroom?

http://blog.ted.com/2012/03/30/classes-to-the-masses-fellows-friday-with-nina-tandon/

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Closing Statement from Nina Tandon

Thanks so much to everyone for all of your thoughtful, encouraging comments, interesting suggestions, and insightful questions! Please stay tuned to hear as this project develops.

Cheers!
Nina

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  • Apr 5 2012: I've been using TED Conversations as journal prompts in my class for the past year. My students can use their journals to come up with topics for writing or as pre-writing. It's proven effective. I'm now teaching developmental reading, and I often select ted Conversations to feature authors. Again, this has proven popular.

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