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Blending Technology & Classroom Learning: Jessie Woolley-Wilson (Transcript)

Jessie Woolley-Wilson – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Pivotal moments really can create who we are today and very much shape who we become tomorrow. When I was a student, I was part of a group that went to the DC metro area to try to figure out what business could do to try to improve education …

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Learning Plant Learning: Ariel Novoplansky at TEDxJaffa (Full Transcript)

In this talk, Professor Ariel Novoplansky discusses about the unique way in which plants communicate through their roots.  Ariel Novoplansky – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT There is a very profound question that you see on the screen. If a tree falls in a forest — and no one is around to hear it, does it make …

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The Secrets of Learning a New Language: Lýdia Machová (Transcript)

Lýdia Machová, a language mentor, teaches people how they can learn any language by themselves. In this upbeat, inspiring talk, she reveals the secrets of polyglots and shares four principles to help unlock your own hidden language talent — and have fun while doing it. Here is the full text of her TED talk titled “The …

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Learning to Breathe: Louis Jackson at TEDxStanford (Full Transcript)

Everybody take their right hand up and make it into a fist. Make it into a fist, and imagine that you’ve got a cocktail straw right in the middle there. On the count of three, I want you to take the deepest breath in, right through that cocktail straw. One, two, three. (Breathes in) All …

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The Brave New World of Online Learning: Amy Collier at TEDxStanford (Transcript)

If you read too many headlines today you might start to think education is catastrophically broken Fast company says: “We know our education system is broken. So why can’t we fix it?” Or: “America’s education system is broken, here is how to fix it.” Or, my favorite: “Broken education system to destroy everything.” Now, I’m …

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Curiosity Driven Learning: Aya Sakaguchi at TEDxBeaconStreet (Transcript)

I have bad news. A Gallup Student Poll recently found that, the longer kids stay in school, the less engaged they become. In elementary school, three quarters of students are engaged. In high school, it’s less than half. It’s as if they are just going on a slide down into the pool. Everyday, 8,300 students drop …

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How Learning German Taught Me the Link Between Maths and Poetry: Harry Baker at TEDxVienna (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of poet Harry Baker’s TEDx Talk on How Learning German Taught Me the Link Between Maths and Poetry at TEDxVienna conference.  I applied to university to study medicine but switched courses to do maths so that I would have more time to write poetry. Thank you for laughing at …

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Mike Rowe: Learning From Dirty Jobs (Full Transcript)

  Here is the full transcript of CEO of MikeRoweWorks Foundation, Mike Rowe’s TED Talk: Learning From Dirty Jobs…   Mike Rowe – CEO of MikeRoweWorks Foundation The “Dirty Jobs” crew and I were called to a little town in Colorado, called Craig. It’s only a couple dozen square miles. It’s in the Rockies. And the job in question was …

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