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Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius.

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Jill Bolte Taylor's stroke of insight | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions -- motion, speech, self-awareness -- shut down one by one.

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John Hunter on the World Peace Game | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4'x5' plywood board -- and lets his 4th-graders solve them.

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Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter ... | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011.

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Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.

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How the Mind Works | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: How the Mind Works

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TED Theme At a conference about ideas, it’s important to step back and consider the engine that creates them: the human mind.

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The Creative Spark | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: The Creative Spark

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TED Theme How are we inspired? Where might our imaginations take us? What does creativity look like in its wildest form? These clever, invigorating speakers plumb the wellspring of invention.

Writer, director and producer J.J.

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Introducing TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

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The TED-Ed team provides an in depth look at the powerful features of the newly-launched TED-ED Beta website.

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The Rise of Collaboration | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: The Rise of Collaboration

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TED Theme Yochai Benkler dubs it 'the wealth of networks." Howard Rheingold's term is "smart mobs." It's the idea of technology-enabled collaboration … and it's making us all smarter.

The open-source movement embodies this spirit of collaboration.

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Fighting Bullying With Babies

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Habits of Mind: Empathy

 

A group that brings infants into classrooms to teach empathy has produced sharp drops in bullying.

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Will Richardson

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Welcome! I'm Will Richardson, parent, educator, speaker, author, 10-year blogger at Weblogg-ed and...

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Kathy Schrock's Home Page

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Kathy Schrock's Home Page includes all you need to know about educational technology...

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Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world...

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Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility.

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Reminds me of the quote Greta sent out about "Creativity is knowing which mistakes to keep."
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Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects.

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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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Listening to Teachers | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: Listening to Teachers

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TED Theme Everyone has big ideas about education -- and some of the most powerful ideas are coming out of classrooms, where dedicated and enthusiastic teachers are trying out new ideas every single day.

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TED Under 30 | Video channel on TED.com

TED Under 30 | Video channel on TED.com | Summer Learning 2012 | Scoop.it

Theme List: TED Under 30

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TED Theme Most speakers are well along in their careers before they take the TED stage. But you needn't be an elder statesperson to catch the attention of the TED audience. The under-30 crowd has contributed some of the most memorable moments.

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Unconventional Explanations | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: Unconventional Explanations

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TED Theme Sometimes the best way to reach the right answer is to be unafraid of asking the question sideways. Take Jonathan Haidt, who looks to psychology to explain our current political climate.

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Words About Words | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: Words About Words

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TED Theme Language is the stuff of thought -- the more we know about it, the better we will understand ourselves. These speakers are trying to crack the mystery.

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How We Learn | Video channel on TED.com

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Theme List: How We Learn

TED Theme Teachers of all kinds can find fresh resources -- and inspiration -- in this batch of TEDTalks.

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Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking | Psychology Today

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking | Psychology Today | Summer Learning 2012 | Scoop.it

Habits of Mind: Creativity

 

Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. By Michael Michalko...

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