Bring TED to Your Classroom with TED-Ed Clubs

TED always brings thought provoking and inspirational talks. Some talks taught us about passion, some about creativity and some about human behaviour. 

Video of TED talks are filled with motivation and positive vibes that can change life’s perspective. 

TED has reserved a separate section for education and it is termed as TED-ED. This platform enables users to watch and take many useful educational video, easily create a personalized lesson around the video. Users can also share TED-Ed lessons publicly or privately with anyone.

TED-ED lessons are very useful and are categorised into two categories. In the first category, TED-ED’s high-quality original lessons, collaboration between knowledgeable educators, animators and screenwriters. Secondly, the TED-ED lessons are created by any site visitor that includes adding questions, additional educational materials and discussion topics.  Both kinds of TED-ED lessons are used in classroom and home to inspire curiosity in students.

Bring TED to Your Classroom with TED-Ed Clubs

TED-ED clubs is a school-based flexible program that assists students in presenting and discussing their big and innovative ideas in the form of short TED-talks. If you are an educator and want to develop critical thinking and improve collaboration skill in students you can connect to TED-ED Clubs. Participating in TED-ED clubs stimulates creative ideas and innovation within them. This club connects group of educators and students of different background all across the globe. Since TED-ED Clubs is a school-based program, school heads can implement in their schools. So, if you are an educator and your students are aged between 8to 18, then you should join TED-ED Club; maximum of fifty students can meet at a time with a minimum of a organizer per club.

Goals of TED-Ed Club

TED-Ed Club is established with specific goals to accomplish.

  • Encourage and celebrate creative ideas put forward by students worldwide.
  • To work with young minds of problem solvers, innovators, and critical thinkers.
  • To connect educators and groups of students from various background across the globe.
  • To give a platform to student’s creative ideas.
  • Encourage and support students in developing and improving public speaking skills and presentation. So that they can convey their ideas and imaginations to the world effectively.

TED-ED Clubs is an amazing and unique platform for every student. So, don’t wait, apply to start a TED-Ed club today and access your resource as well as help your students.

About the Author
Author: Prasanna Bharti
Prasanna is a blogger by profession, and loves to write about education technology. Her write-ups intend to provide a deep insight about enormous resources and ideas available to make learning better and effective with the use of technology.
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