Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish in this funny and poignant follow-up to his well-received 2006 TED Talk.
This is a compilation of the 11 clips from the "Pinball Number Count" segments that began appearing on Sesame Street in 1976. The music was composed by Walt Kraemer with vocals by the Pointer Sisters. Animation was directed by Jeff Hale.
Marco Tempest spins a beautiful story of what magic is, how it entertains us and how it highlights our humanity -- all while working extraordinary illusions with his hands and an augmented reality machine.
Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script -- give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.
At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shared astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world.
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Apparently this is the Japanese perception of self-defense and what you should do if ever you get robbed by two western men wearing underwear on their heads.
Oh, and you can also bring your English levels to stunning new heights through their effective teaching methods.
Remember when America lead the world in education? This video presents a 1940s positive view of progressive education although it begins with a parent complaining that children are not learning the fundamentals. Various educators are seen including famed John Dewey. One skeptic asserts that ideas similar to progressive education caused a collapse of the ancient Greek civilization. Current debates about educational techniques in many respects seem similar to what was occurring in the 1940s.