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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Hey #edchat & #edtech communities! Watch this quick tutorial & get started w/ self-organized learning: https://t.co/hNhuFgrlOG via @SOLE_CLE
TED Prize 9 Oct
Questions about #AnonymousCompanies? #TEDPrize winner @Charmian answers some FAQ's: http://t.co/FYR46KkgQv @Global_Witness
TED Prize 8 Oct
The blue heart of our planet, the oceans, need protecting. Watch #TEDPrize winner @SylviaEarle's talk on #HopeSpots: http://t.co/kgMmEiaQ7S
TED Prize 8 Oct
WATCH: By creating your own #SOLE students can engage in critical thinking, collaborate & think creatively http://t.co/v8me3Bls8G @SOLE_CLE
TED Prize 7 Oct
WATCH @InsideOutProj in Tunisia help bring back democracy by replacing their dictator's face with their own: http://t.co/e93ZVu4iKA
TED Prize 7 Oct