By Lois E. Huffman, Ph.D.
On most Saturdays I view one or two TED Talks―my “reward” for doing the weekly chores and errands I don’t particularly enjoy. What a pleasure it is to learn from articulate people who are passionate about sharing their stories, research, and insights. As the folks at TED claim in the footnote to their slogan, it is “[k]nowledge in dangerously addictive short doses.”
Of the many TED Talks I’ve watched over the last several years, here are six that have been especially enlightening or inspiring in my work as a literacy educator:
Books and Reading
Language and Vocabulary
What are your favorite TED Talks? How do you use TED Talks with your students? At TEDEd you can find lessons built around TED-Ed Originals, TED Talks, and YouTube videos. Go TED!