Do you know TED?

By Friday, September 24, 2010 No tags 0

Everyone has their list of experts they consult for inspiration… mine is TED.

TED is not a person, but an event,  a website… a place that shares “ideas worth spreading“.  Each presentation on TED lasts 18 minutes and is jammed packed  with “Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world“. If you do not know TED, you MUST browse the site!

The presentations are categorized by areas:

  • Technology
  • Entertainment
  • Design
  • Business
  • Science
  • Global issues
  • All

and by descriptors

  • Newest releases
  • Most languages
  • Most emailed this week
  • Most comments this week
  • Most favorited all-time
  • Rated jaw-dropping
  • … persuasive
  • … courageous
  • … ingenious
  • … fascinating
  • ... inspiring
  • … beautiful
  • … funny
  • … informative

If you want to be captivated by a new idea, watch Chris Anderson, editor of Wired, present a captivating 18 minutes to show how the web is changing and challenging innovation.



This presentation certainly sparks a few new thoughts …

How could we use the web to power IB innovation in our classrooms and school? How can we use the web to raise the bar on student performance?




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