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Lies, sex, an even freer Wikipedia and Sir Ken at a slaughterhouse: A recap of “The future is ours,” All-Stars Session 5 at TED2014Lies, sex, an even freer Wikipedia and Sir Ken at a slaughterhouse: A recap of “The future is ours,” All-Stars Session 5 at TED2014

Posted By Tedstaff

By Kate Torgovnick, Morton Bast, Thu-Huong Ha The future. When it comes down to it, it’s not about flying cars, flashy robots, jetpacks, or awesome sunglasses. It’s about the little things we can do to advance healthcare, better education, create opportunities, improve connections between each other, and make lives just a little bit easier. In […]

Education

TED teams up with PBS to talk about the high school dropout crisis

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With fresh thinking and bold ideas, TED and PBS are hosting a one-hour special with talks about the US high school dropout crisis. On May 7 at 10pm, PBS will air the very first televised TED event, TED Talks Education. The event, filmed in New York on April 4, brings together an hour of speakers […]

Education

TED Weekends explores creative intelligenceTED Weekends explores creative intelligence

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

It was one of the original six talks posted on TED.com and it has, over the years, become our most-watched video with 13.5 million views. Sir Ken Robinson’s talk from TED2006, “Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity,” is truly a juggernaut. But the real genius is Matt. He has so much creative intelligence, that we’re […]

Education

Bring on the learning revolution!: Sir Ken Robinson on TED.com

Posted By Matthew Trost

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish. (Recorded at TED2010, February 2010 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 16:48) Watch Sir Ken Robinson’s talk on TED.com, where you […]

Education

TED and Reddit asked Sir Ken Robinson anything — and he answered

Posted By Matthew Trost

For the first in a new series of community-driven Q&As, TED and Reddit joined forces to ask creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson any question. TED fans converged on this article on Reddit to post their questions, and to vote on questions posed by others. Today, we asked Sir Ken the 10 questions with the most […]

Education

TED and Reddit ask Sir Ken Robinson absolutely anything!

Posted By Matthew Trost

TED and Reddit are teaming up to give you the opportunity to ask creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson absolutely anything! Sir Ken, whose 2006 talk on rethinking education remains one of the most-watched in the TEDTalks series, has agreed to answer the TED and Reddit communities’ questions on any topic. If you have a burning […]

 

Go behind the scenes of a TEDTalk

Posted By Emily McManus

It’s our third anniversary of posting TEDTalks free to the world! We started in June 2006 with our first six talks — including Sir Ken Robinson, Al Gore, Majora Carter … Three years and 486 talks later, we hope you’ll enjoy this mini-documentary, “Behind the TEDTalk.” It stars TED Curator Chris Anderson and the TED […]

 

Sir Ken Robinson's new book, The Element

Posted By Emily McManus

Sir Ken Robinson‘s new book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is published today in the United States and on Feb. 12 everywhere. It’s the book he mentions in his TEDTalk … He sends this message to the TED community: “At TED 2006, I talked about creativity and education and the urgent need […]

 

TEDTalks turn 2!

Posted By Emily McManus

Two years ago today, TED.com posted its first six TEDTalks. It was a radical notion to share these powerful talks and ideas with the world — but it looks like it was the right notion. This week, TEDTalks notched its 50 millionth view, and we moved to a daily publishing schedule to keep up with […]

 

Counting down the Top 10 TEDTalks

Posted By Tedstaff

With 50 million views since we debuted online two years ago, TED talks have become a powerful cultural force. To celebrate this milestone, we’re releasing a never-before-seen list: the Top 10 TED talks of all time, as of June 2008. With speakers like neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor and global health expert Hans Rosling, the list […]

Education

What's the best thing about being Sir Ken Robinson?

Posted By Tedstaff

This week, Sir Ken Robinson was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal by the UK’s RSA (the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce). At the ceremony, he gave a lecture on education and creativity — followed by a lively Q&A where he made several new and bold suggestions. You can download audio […]

 

Embrace the zen of presentation

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More presentation news: Garr Reynolds pulls examples from his favorite TEDTalks (Majora Carter, Hans Rosling, Sir Ken Robinson) for his new book, Presentation Zen — to help his readers refine, simplify and focus their own presentations and talks. What makes a great TED speaker? Passion, connection, a story to tell. As Reynolds points out, “If […]