TED Prize

The TED Prize is awarded to an individual with a creative, bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million into a powerful idea, each year the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.

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How telling stories can transform a classroom

When students conduct StoryCorps interviews, teachers say it can “reorganize the ions of a class.” Photo: David Andrako, courtesy of StoryCorps Caitlyn, a quiet seventh grader...
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About the TED Prize

The TED Prize gives a visionary leader the chance to dream bigger, awarding $1 million dollars to an imaginative and high-impact wish for the world.


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RT @InsideOutProj: Check us out ! Thanks you for keeping #InsideOutProject alive! Let's keep turning the world #InsideOut !! https://t.co/
TED Prize 5 Oct
What will work look like in 30 yrs? Take part in the @TEDYouth challenge & have your @StoryCorps interview featured! http://t.co/XpmDh2nR3S
TED Prize 5 Oct
Curious about using #SOLE in your classroom? Watch this quick tutorial on how to get started https://t.co/hNhuFgrlOG via @SOLE_CLE
TED Prize 5 Oct
.@TEDCity2_0 resource page features media centered around smart #cities: @UrbanOmnibus, @NextCityOrg, @Planetizen: http://t.co/Gl5VBCHguu
TED Prize 2 Oct
#Teachers, give your students an unforgettable gift they’ll cherish their whole lives. Be a part of #TheGreatListen: http://t.co/qJ6tkKhXxT
TED Prize 2 Oct