How do we reinvent education? These TED Talks explore the latest thinking — from teachers, parents, kids — on how to build a better school.

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Did you know?

14 talks • 1h 40m
A delightfully useful collection of explanations, how-tos and amusing trivia.

Re-imagining school

10 talks • 2h 49m
All over the world, there's growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators share big ideas on how we might re-imagine school.

11 must-see TED Talks

11 talks • 3h 19m
What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered -- and introduce you to beloved speakers like Amy Cuddy, Brené Brown, Sir Ken Robinson and Chimamanda Adichie. Find your next favorite talk ...

Talks to watch with kids

11 talks • 2h 13m
Fun, informative and captivating talks to inspire young minds.
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Exclusive articles about Education

How to help a teacher out

What do teachers need this school year? Laura McClure from TED-Ed resolved to find out. Everyone wants kids to thrive in school — but what about the teachers who are there to ma...

Why ideas matter … now more than ever

It might seem like our interconnected world is unraveling, if last week’s Brexit vote is anything to go by. What can help knit humanity together? Great ideas, says TED curator C...

Why video games shouldn’t freak parents out

An advocate for educational video games realizes that our kids might actually learn more from Civilization, Minecraft, Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. Everything changed at ...
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TED Books

Why School?

by Will Richardson
In a world where kids can access information without teachers, Will Richardson challenges traditional assumptions about the value of school and propose a bold plan to rethink it.
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TRH: Education

Episode: Unstoppable Learning

Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we – as adults – assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? Why do we put so much effort into making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the ways babies and children learn, from the womb to the playground to the Web. Listen now