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TED Tuesday

16 Jul

A beautiful way to end the academic year.

True Colours

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TED Tuesday

9 Jul

Do you know how to tie your shoes?
Do you really…?

Tie your shoes…

TED Tuesday

2 Jul

“It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of ‘pseudo-teaching’ to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity. In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works

3 things…

TED Tuesday

25 Jun

Poetry in Motion

“Young poet, educator and activist Malcom London performs his stirring poem about life on the front lines of high school. He tells of the “oceans of adolescence” who come to school “but never learn to swim,” of “masculinity mimicked by men who grew up with no fathers.” Beautiful, lyrical, chilling.

Young spoken-word poet Malcolm London has been called the “Gil Scott-Heron of this generation.” His feisty, passionate performances take on the issues of the day, including the Chicago education system in which he grew up in.”

TED Tuesday

18 Jun

“In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together — and watch out for an I-want-this-now demo of Kinect-controlled quads.

Roboticist Raffaello D’Andrea explores the possibilities of autonomous technology by collaborating with artists, architects and engineers”.

Quadcopters

TED Tuesday

4 Jun

How books can open your mind…

Lisa Bu

TED Tuesday

21 May

Grit. Is it the answer?

The Key to Success?