TED gave educator Sugata Mitra $1 million to build the School in the Cloud to promote self-directed learning.
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20-year-old Doga Makiura is a Japanese university student with a big vision for the
world: He wants to encourage a new approach to global aid where all are treated as
equals. He talked with us about his recent book and the extraordinary work he’s
doing in Rwanda.
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Maya Penn is a tiny, vibrant force of nature. She’s an entrepreneur, philanthropist, fashion designer, animator, blogger, writer and illustrator -- and she’s only 13. She talks about staying true to her values, saving the environment, and coming up with fresh ideas. Read more »
Peyton Robertson, named America’s Top Young Scientist, has three patents pending at the tender age of 12. His inventions come from his insatiable curiosity and he is, in a word, brilliant. He talks about where he seeks inspiration and what he’s working on next. Read more »
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All over the world, there's a growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators offer lessons in how we might re-imagine school.
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Talks from scientists, musicians, innovators -- all in their teens. Watch these amazing wunderkinds.
A pillar stands in the main hallway of Middletown High School South in New Jersey, with a whiteboard on either side of it. In front of these boards, students line up and excitedly uncap markers to write, of all things, thank-yous. Some only write one or two words; others pen sprawling paragraphs. While so much […]
The effect of laughter on someone who’s sad. The danger and excitement of dirt biking. The reason human beings need so much sleep. The thought of infinity. These are just a few of the topics that students are exploring through TED-Ed Clubs. This new program, announced today by our educational initiative TED-Ed, is a way […]
By Sarah Schoengold Sugata Mitra has opened the doors of the world’s first School in the Cloud. Located inside George Stephenson High School in Killingworth, England, this one-room learning lab is a space where students can embark on their own learning adventures, exploring whatever questions most intrigue them. Students even designed the interior of the […]
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