Education

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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Why beauty matters

Quick: Make a list of the things you need every day. Your first thought is probably what’s practical: food, a roof over your head, your health. We value these things so much tha...
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Did you know?

13 talks • 1h 28m
A delightfully useful collection of explanations, how-tos and amusing trivia.

Re-imagining school

14 talks • 3h 49m
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.

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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TED Books

Why School?: How Education Must Change When Learning and Information are Everywhere

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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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