TED Talks Education

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A path to higher education and employment for refugees | Chrystina Russell
Why students should have mental health days | Hailey Hardcastle
How teachers can help students navigate trauma | Lisa Godwin
How virtual reality turns students into scientists | Jessica Ochoa Hendrix
The "opportunity gap" in US public education -- and how to close it | Anindya Kundu
How motivation can fix public systems | Abhishek Gopalka
How do you fix broken public systems? You spark people's competitive spirit. In a talk about getting people motivated to make change, public sector strategist Abhishek Gopalka discusses how he helped improve the health system of Rajasthan, a state in Indi
A bold plan to empower 1.6 million out-of-school girls in India | Safeena Husain
"Girls' education is the closest thing we have to a silver bullet to help solve some of the world's most difficult problems," says social entrepreneur Safeena Husain. In a visionary talk, she shares her plan to enroll a staggering 1.6 million girls in sch
What reading slowly taught me about writing | Jacqueline Woodson
Reading slowly -- with her finger running beneath the words, even when she was taught not to -- has led Jacqueline Woodson to a life of writing books to be savored. In a lyrical talk, she invites us to slow down and appreciate stories that take us places
Early education is critical to children's success -- but millions of kids in the United States still don't have access to programs that prepare them to thrive in kindergarten and beyond. Enter the UPSTART Project, a plan to bring early learning into the h
A new way to get every child ready for kindergarten | Claudia Miner
Why we need to fight misinformation about vaccines | Ethan Lindenberger
Ethan Lindenberger never got vaccinated as a kid. So one day, he went on Reddit and asked a simple question: "Where do I go to get vaccinated?" The post went viral, landing Lindenberger in the middle of a heated debate about vaccination and, ultimately, i
Why kids need to learn about gender and sexuality | Lindsay Amer
Lindsay Amer is the creator of "Queer Kid Stuff," an educational video series that breaks down complex ideas around gender and sexuality through songs and metaphors. By giving kids and their families a vocabulary to express themselves, Amer is helping to
Reading and writing can be acts of courage that bring us closer to others and ourselves. Author Michelle Kuo shares how teaching reading skills to her students in the Mississippi Delta revealed the bridging power of the written word -- as well as the limi
The healing power of reading | Michelle Kuo
How hip-hop helps us understand science | Danielle N. Lee