35 – TEDTalks & TEDEd

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TED is a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading – annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events. TED Ed is a tool to create lessons around TED Talks and other videos.

Cost: Free.
Available: Hosted.
Websitewww.ted.com and ed.ted.com
Categories: course authoring, video/animation

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: 35  2014: 26  2013: 25  2012: 25  2011: 30  2010: –  2009: –  2008: –  2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected TED as one of their top tools

“influential videos used in personal life, in the classroom, and further learning in various areas of life. Who doesn’t love TED. I have learned so much from TED and find that many are applicable to the classroom and for those days that I just need a pick me up.” Virginia Goen, 2015

“I find TED Talks to be an extremely valuable subset of online videos. Not only are some of the talks exciting and thought-provoking and idea-inducing, but I also refer people to TED in order to study how to begin a presentation, how to grab the audience’s attention, how to hold the audience’s attention, and how to wrap up a presentation with punch.” Brian Washburn, 2015

“influential videos used in personal life, in the classroom, and further learning in various areas of life”  2015