Interesting Videos

50 inspiring TED talks for teachers.
We always learn from listening to others. Check out this list and make a commitment to watch at least two a month.

The Future of Learning
What is the purpose of school & the role of EdTech?
A 9 minute long interview where Graham Brown-Martin discusses his thoughts on the future of learning, schools, the misuse of EdTech and the need to reimagine assessment and testing. A full transcript follows the video

Project Based learning Explained
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How schools kill creativity - Ken Robinson
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity

Let's use video to reinvent education - Salman Khan
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. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.

The power of introverts - Susan Cain
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated

Kids can teach themselves - Sugata Mitra
Speaking at LIFT 2007, Sugata Mitra talks about his Hole in the Wall project. Young kids in this project figured out how to use a PC on their own -- and then taught other kids. He asks, what else can children teach themselves?

The 100,000-student classroom - Peter Norvig
In the fall of 2011 Peter Norvig taught a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence at Stanford attended by 175 students in situ — and over 100,000 via an interactive webcast. He shares what he learned about teaching to a global classroom

My wish: Once Upon a School - Dave Eggers
Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, author Dave Eggers asks the TED community to personally, creatively engage with local public schools. With spellbinding eagerness, he talks about how his 826 Valencia tutoring center inspired others around the world to open

The best kindergarden you have ever seen - Takaharu Tezuka
At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world's cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka. In this charming talk, he walks us through a design process that really lets kids be kids.

Kids, take charge - Kiran Sethi
Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents.

Teach teachers how to create magic - Christopher Emdin
What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators. A longtime teacher himself, now a science advocate and cofounder of Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. with the GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Emdin offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.

Judy Willis sobre a ciência da aprendizado
A renomada neurologista Judy Willis que se tornou uma educadora fala sobre a ciência do tédio, como ter a atenção dos alunos e como deveriam ser as aulas para o século 21.

John Seely sobre a motivação intrínseca
John Seely, conhecido pelas suas ideias para unir a cultura digital com a educação, compartilha lições que os educadores podem aprender observando surfistas, gamers e artistas e como a paixão aciona a motivação intrínseca.

O que a escola tradicional oferece hoje?
Esse garoto tem apenas 13 anos e não frequenta a escola tradicional desde os 9. Hoje ele busca novos conhecimentos através do que ele dominou ser Hackschooling.

Daphne Koller discute a intenção das universidades de ponta colocarem seus melhores cursos online sem custo, não somente como um serviço mas também para pesquisar como as pessoas aprendem.

Arvind Gupta compartilha ideias simples mas sensacionais em como transformar lixo em brinquedos bem desenhados. Ascrianças podem construir e ainda aprender princípios básicos de design e ciências.

O pesquisador Sugata Mitra fala sobre a “Escola na Nuvem”, um projeto cujo objetivo é construir ambientes de aprendizado auto-organizados (Self Organized Learning Environments - SOLE), nos quais os alunos aprendem uns com os outros através do suporte da tecnologia.

O pesquisador Sugata Mitra compartilha sua experiência com crianças das partes mais remotas e carentes da Índia cujo aprendizado passou por mudanças significativas após terem a oportunidade de aprenderem umas com as outras, sem a supervisão de um adulto e apenas através do computador.

Uma Visão dos estudantes de 6 a 17 anos de hoje

Como podemos educar nossas crianças para tomarem seus lugares no mundo de hoje?

Uma visão dos alunos deste século e os desafios para uma educação que ainda se encontra no século passado.

David Foley, author of “Ultimate Classroom Control Handbook” talks about how to keep student in line

Shelley Wright talks about the power of believing in your students and exceeding teacher´s expectations

Rubem Alves – Quatro Pilares da Educação – Aprender a aprender
Visão do educador Rubem Alves sobre o primeiro dos quatro pilares propostos por Delors: aprender a aprender.

Rubem Alves – Quatro Pilares da Educação – Aprender a fazer
Visão do educador Rubem Alves sobre o segundo dos quatro pilares propostos por Delors: aprender a fazer.

Rubem Alves – Quatro Pilares da Educação – Aprender a conviver
Visão do educador Rubem Alves sobre o terceiro dos quatro pilares propostos por Delors: aprender a conviver.

Rubem Alves – Quatro Pilares da Educação – Aprender a ser
Visão do educador Rubem Alves sobre o último dos quatro pilares propostos por Delors: aprender a ser.

Until recently, many teachers only got one word of feedback a year: “satisfactory.” And with no feedback, no coaching, there’s just no way to improve. Bill Gates suggests that even great teachers can get better with smart feedback — and lays out a program from his foundation to bring it to every classroom.