Are you an educator who wants some inspiration to think differently and encourage the same in your students? TED Talks are a wonderful source of inspiration, motivation, and knowledge for many teachers and educators. Here is a list of 8 TED Talks that will inspire you to dig deeper and help you rethink your perspectives.
8 Inspiring TED Talks for Teachers
3 Rules to Spark Learning by Ramse Musallam
In this fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works.
Let’s teach for mastery, not test scores by Sal Khan
In this talk, educator Sal Khan shares his plan to turn struggling students into scholars by helping them master concepts at their own pace.
Every Kid needs a champion by RitaPierson
This talk is a rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.
The Power of Believing that you can improve by Carol Dweck
Carol Dweck talks about “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems.
Creative ways to get kids to thrive in school by Olympia Della Flora
In this talk educator, Olympia Della Flora talks about how to get young kids to thrive in school, to teach them how to manage their emotions.
The boost students need to overcome obstacles by Anindya Kundu
In this talk, Ananindya shares hopeful stories of students who have defied expectations in the face of personal, social and institutional challenges.
Teach teachers how to make magic by Christopher Emdin
In this talk, Emdin offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.
The child-driven education by Sugata Mitra
Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most.