Every Tuesday my students watch a TED Talk in my class. Check out my latest blog post for the 6 reasons why.
1. It teaches my students the things that I can’t.
Thanks to TED, you literally have the top mentors in the world at your fingertips. In English, we are learning about how our relationships with others impacts our identity? Great. Let’s bring in Brené Brown and her talk on the power of vulnerability. Students can’t seem to get their work in on time? Well, you know what? Tim Urban will tell you all about the procrastination monster tormenting the rational decision maker inside your brain. The point is, I don’t have all the answers and that’s okay. I don’t have to have all the answers. What I do have are the world’s greatest leaders at my disposal.Every time we watch a TED talk in class my students are exposed to individuals who are the experts in their fields. My goal as a teacher is to introduce my students to individuals who…
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