Tag Archives: Talks

8 Good TED Talks to Help You With Public Speaking Anxiety (Infographic)

January 22, 2017Glossophobia, or fear of public speaking, is a common thing among a large number of adults. There are several reasons that factor in this phobia from social/psychological anxieties to speech pathologies. But regardless of what it is that makes some people shun away from facing an audience, glossophobia can be overcome through self-help […]

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8 Great TED Talks to Teach Students about Climate Change

November 27, 2016While climate change is a hotly debated topic especially in mainstream media yet a lot of people are not well aware of its deep implications on the life of species on the planet earth. The major part of climate change is caused by human activity (e.g pollution, deforestation, burning fossil fuels…etc) leading thus […]

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7 Must Watch TED Talks on Bullying

November 6, 2016Sometimes the very saddening traumas people go through become their main drive to  transform their lives and pursue a successful life path. Stories of successful people who were once the subject of traumatized experiences in their past and came out of it stronger abounds. From Eistein’s dejected childhood to Thomas Edison’s repeated failures, […]

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7 Great TED Talks on The Educational Potential of Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is radically transforming our life by making the border between thephysical and digital reality thiner than ever before.  We have already touched upon the huge potential of augmented reality in education and have featured a wide variety of tools and mobile apps teachers and educators can use to effectively integrate this technology into […]

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5 Excellent TED Talks Every Teacher Should Watch

TED talks are invaluable resources for teachers professional development. They cover a wide variety of education related topics and provide a very good source of inspiration for teachers and students. Throughout the year we have been sharing with you some interesting talks from renowned speakers and educators and today we have had a look back […]

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Educational Studies Students Present TED-style Talks

Friday June 24th, students, educators, and community members gathered together in Glendening Annex to witness the final presentations of nine students in EDUC 206: Education in America, a summer course conducted by Lesile Moore, director of student teaching, and Stephen Warner. Each student presented on important issues affecting American education, as well as solutions to […]

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6 Must Watch TED Talks on Autism

April 2, 2016Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is effectively a set of ‘complex disorders of brain development’. Most of us in education have dealt with students struggling with ASD and we know exactly what these students go through in their learning. But while ASD poses some learning challenges it should never be viewed as a crippling […]

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12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers

January 11, 2015TED is another wonderful source of educational and inspirational videos to use in your class and for your professional development. A few days ago TED released its annual list of the most popular talks of the year featuring a number of interesting presentations covering different topics (e.g ). However, the list we have […]

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Some Excellent TED Talks and Books on Forming Better Habits

January 7, 2015Setting up new goals and resolutions have become a common thing with the start of each new year. However, working towards the achievements of these goals can sometimes turn into a  frustrating endeavour especially when the goals are not realistic enough. For a successful accomplishment of ones goals, behavioural psychology has the answer: […]

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5 Great TED Talks to Help You Work Smarter

September 11, 2015Work and productivity are two correlate which do not always run the same line. You might be totally engaged in your work but this does not necessarily mean you are being productive. Productivity is more of a qualitative mindset, a thinking framework that requires much more than just physical engagement, it calls for […]

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Must Watch TED Talks on The Power of Reading Books

August, 2015Books hold a deep magic, an empowering spell that once cracked open could illuminate the entire universe of the self. Books are semiotic representations of wisdom, power, authority and intellectual prowess. From the dawn of time till today, ‘people of letters’ or ‘knowledgeable folks’ have always been revered in their societies and when they […]

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3 Must Watch TED Talks on The Power of Life Long Learning

June 19, 2015Learning is , as educational philosopher Maxin Green argues, the hope that lights up the other end of the tunnel. Through learning, we get to discover and better understand our inner worlds as well as the world around us. As a life-long journey, learning is an eternal endeavour, a passion that lives with […]

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6 Amazing TED Ed Talks On Language

June 10, 2015 Language is an amazing communicative phenomenon that has picked the interest of linguists and scientists across different disciplines. While we do share with other animals the ability to communicate using a language form of some sort, communicating using a linguistic code in the form of encoded script remains the preserve of human […]

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<a A selection of aquatic biologist discussions are offered throughout each college team's check out. Youngsters like the nighttime phenomenon of nighttime sea animals in activity. Execute up in breakthrough for a Sleepover June 19 or to enjoy corals reefs generate in the Living Reef display after dark July 28. A selection of aquatic conservationist […]

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