Best TED - and ot...
Follow
Find
2.5K views | +0 today
Best TED - and other good talks
Must-see TED - and other inspirational talks and lectures
Curated by Dan Åkerlund
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Lucianne Walkowicz: Finding planets around other stars | Video on TED.com

How do we find planets -- even habitable planets -- around other stars? By looking for tiny dimming as a planet passes in front of its sun, TED Fellow Lucianne Walkowicz and the Kepler mission have found some 1,200 potential new planetary systems.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers -- make it fun | Video on TED.com

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

50 Education Podcasts For Mobile Learning - Edudemic

50 Education Podcasts For Mobile Learning - Edudemic | Best TED - and other good talks | Scoop.it
If you have an iPad, iPhone, Android device, or computer ... you should be listening to podcasts. Most are highly professional and packed with useful information.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Carol Dweck: The Effect of Praise on Mindsets

This video is from the Vook "Mind in the Making: The Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs Volume. Download this Vook here: http://bit.ly/jz49Jo and experi...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Salman Khan talk at TED 2011 (from ted.com)

Learn more: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=gM95HHI4gLk Salman Khan talk at TED 2011 (from ted.com)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from

http://www.ted.com People often credit their ideas to individual "Eureka!" moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascina...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

http://www.ted.com Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Tradi...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Karen Thompson Walker: What fear can teach us

Imagine you're a shipwrecked sailor adrift in the enormous Pacific. You can choose one of three directions and save yourself and your shipmates -- but each c...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Howard Rheingold: The new power of collaboration | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Howard Rheingold talks about the coming world of collaboration, participatory media and collective action -- and how Wikipedia is really an outgrowth of our natural human instinct to work as a group.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Carol Dweck: The Effect of Praise on Mindsets

This video is from the Vook "Mind in the Making: The Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs Volume. Download this Vook here: http://bit.ly/jz49Jo and experi...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work | Video on TED.com

TED Talks We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Robin Ince: Science versus wonder? | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Does science ruin the magic of life? In this grumpy but charming monologue, Robin Ince makes the argument against. The more we learn about the astonishing behavior of the universe -- the more we stand in awe.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government | Video on TED.com

»  The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub -- so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all their citizens ...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

AsapSCIENCE

AsapSCIENCE | Best TED - and other good talks | Scoop.it
Your weekly dose of fun and interesting science. Created by: Mitchell Moffit (@mitchellmoffit) Gregory Brown (@whalewatchmeplz) CONTACT asapscience[at]gmail[...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Carol Dweck SLF09 volume fixed - Developing Growth Mindsets: How Praise Can Harm.

This is Carol Dweck's keynote to the Scottish Learning Festival in 2009. I have fixed the volume which was problematic on the original which was first publis...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability

http://www.ted.com Brene Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a dee...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Clifford Stoll: The call to learn

http://www.ted.com Clifford Stoll could talk about the atmosphere of Jupiter. Or hunting KGB hackers. Or Klein bottles, computers in classrooms, the future. ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease

In a single year, there are 200-300 million cases of malaria and 50-100 million cases of dengue fever worldwide. So: Why haven't we found a way to effectivel...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

En pappersfri skola • Att flippa klassrummet är spännande och det har...

Att flippa klassrummet är spännande och det har stor potential att göra klassrummet till en plats där elever lär sig och utvecklas - istället för att inhämta och bli “matade”!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Carol Dweck, Growth Mindsets and Motivation

An 8-minute video combining existing video from various sources (presumed Fair Use). This is primarily aimed at educators at The Northumberland Church of Eng...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - The Life Scientific

BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - The Life Scientific | Best TED - and other good talks | Scoop.it
Each week, Jim al-Khalili invites a leading scientist to tell us about their life and work. He'll talk to Nobel...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Flipped classroom – Att sätta eleven i centrum | LearnIT 24

Flipped classroom – Att sätta eleven i centrum | LearnIT 24 | Best TED - and other good talks | Scoop.it

»  Skulle du vilja lära dig mer om hur du kan använda digital teknik i din undervisning men tycker att det är för tidskrävande att ta reda på allt själv? Skulle du vilja åka på alla konferenser som handlar om hur du använder digital teknik i undervisningen men tycker att du inte har tid?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dan Åkerlund
Scoop.it!

Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs? | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating -- jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans do for work?
more...
No comment yet.