8 Ted Talks That Teach Public Speaking #infographic
If you're nervous about public speaking, you're not alone—it's so common a fear that it even has its own name: Glossophobia. A 2013 StatisticBrain survey found that 74 percent of adults have anxiety about speaking in public.
10 tips for better slide decks
Want to make a great slidedeck? A TED staffer shares some big-picture things to think about, and some helpful tactical tips.
Intro to Public Speaking Mini-Unit: Learning from Experts in Videos
Instead of lecturing about public speaking fundamentals, let students hear it from neutral experts and become persuaded about the topic's importance! These videos are a great way to kick off a speech unit OR just prep students for a specific speaking assignment. • Play the videos in class or assign ...
7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers
Simon Sinek delivered one of TED Talks' most-watched presentations ever. Here are his top secrets for capturing, captivating and connecting with your audience.
How to Start a Presentation: 12 Ways to Keep Your Audience Hooked
Learn how to start a presentation effectively and keep your audience hooked with these proven techniques used by top presenters and TED speakers.
What makes a great talk, great: Chris Anderson at TEDGlobal 2013
In this discussion with TEDx Organizers, TED Curator Chris Anderson reflects on the essential qualities of the best TED Talks. TEDx is an international commu...
TED's secret to great public speaking
There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED curator Chris Anderson shares this secret -- along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading?
Making presentations in the TED style
TED has earned a lot of attention over the years for many reasons, including the nature and quality of its short-form conference presentations. All presenters lucky enough to be asked to speak at TED are given 18-minute slots maximum (some...