In this well-argued talk, Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education -- and explains why you should be happy to invest in it, even if you don't have kids that age (or kids at all). The economic benefits of well-educated kids, it turns out, go well beyond the altruistic.
Charles Leadbeater fue a buscar nuevas formas radicales de educación... y las encontró en las favelas de Río y en los barrios pobres de Kibera, donde algunos de los niños más pobres del mundo están encontrando nuevas formas de transformación de aprendizaje. Y este tipo de escuela, informal, perturbador, dice él, es lo que deben llegar a ser todas las escuelas.
How can teachers use Design Thinking and subsequently Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to create equitable learning environments for ALL their students? Is this even possible or desirable? In this lesson based upon Elise Roy's TEDxMidAtlantic talk, educators are asked to consider what would happen if they forged a beneficial design partnership between themselves and students.
There's been an explosion of collaborative consumption -- web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capital."
Dan Gilbert, mutluluk üzerine yaptığı araştırmasından inceleme ve veriler sunarken, kendi üzerinizde de deneyebileceğiniz bazı şaşırtıcı test ve deneyleri de paylaşıyor. TED'den tanıdık yüzler ile ışıltılı bir soru-cevap kısmı için sonuna kadar seyredin.
When most well-intentioned aid workers hear of a problem they think they can fix, they go to work. This, Ernesto Sirolli suggests, is naïve. In this funny and impassioned talk, he proposes that the first step is to listen to the people you're trying to help, and tap into their own entrepreneurial spirit. His advice on what works will help any entrepreneur.
How can we begin to address the global, insidious problem of climate change — a problem that’s too big for any one country to solve? Economist Nicholas Stern lays out a plan, presented to the UN’s Climate Summit in 2014, showing how the world’s countries can work together on climate. It’s a big vision for cooperation, with a payoff that goes far beyond averting disaster. He asks: How can we use this crisis to spur better lives for all?