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Christopher Emdin:
Teach teachers how to create magic

TED@NYC · 6:54 · Filmed Oct 2013
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What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators. A longtime teacher himself, now a science advocate and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Emdin offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.

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Christopher Emdin is a science advocate who uses hip-hop to make better teachers. Full bio
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