The Top 10 TED Talks For eLearning Professionals

From eLearning Industry by Christopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/top-10-ted-talks-for-elearning-professionals Exploring a learning topic from a whole new perspective is a rare opportunity. Fortunately, TED talks offer the chance to dive into the minds of other educators, subject matter experts, and eLearning professionals. In this article, I’ll introduce 10 talks that are definitely worth a watch. Top 10 TED Talks…

TED lanuched new platform called OpenTED

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/07/ted-lanuched-new-platform-called-opented.html TED has recently launched an experimental new platform called OpenTED to encourage and discover ideas.OpenTED is basically a novel initiative that invites people to create and share videos explaining a central idea. As OpenTed stated, Ideas can be grand and global (let’s solve climate change!) or individual and personal…

Ted Ed writing lessons to share with students

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/07/Teded-lessons-on-writing-to-share-with-students.html This week’s Ted Ed list of talks we curated for you revolves around the theme: writer’s workshop. This is basically a playlist prepared by Ted Ed Channel on YouTube featuring 16 Ted Ed video lessons from which we selected the ones below. The talks are particularly ideal for…

TED Ed video the the Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/06/a-wonderful-ted-ed-lesson-on-cognitive-advantages-of-bilingualism.html ilingualism or the ability to speak more than one language is a prevalent linguistic phenomenon. Even in the online digital discourse a great deal of multilingualism and bilingualism is observed in text-mediated interactions between users.  For those of you interested in learning more about bilingualism in the virtual…

3 must watch TED talks on the power of Life Long Learning

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/06/3-must-watch-ted-talks-on-power-of-life.html Learning is , as educational philosopher Maxin Green argues, the hope that lights up the other end of the tunnel. Through learning, we get to discover and better understand our inner worlds as well as the world around us. As a life-long journey, learning is an eternal endeavour,…

6 Amazing Ted Ed Talks on Language

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/06/great-ted-ed-talks-on-language.html Language is an amazing communicative phenomenon that has picked the interest of linguists and scientists across different disciplines. While we do share with other animals the ability to communicate using a language form of some sort, communicating using a linguistic code in the form of encoded script remains the…

The 10 most popular TED Ed videos for students

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/06/the-10-most-popular-ted-ed-lessons-for-students.html One of the wonderful video resources we have been recommending for teachers and students is TED Ed video library on YouTube. This library features a wide variety of educational videos curated specifically for education community. These TED Ed videos are explanatory tutorials and animations that cover a wide…