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TED Talks Education
TED Talks Education

What should future schools look like? How do brains learn? Some of the world's greatest educators, researchers, and community leaders share their... more

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How to design a school for the future | Punya Mishra

In all the conversations about improving education for children, the voices of students, teachers and community members are often left... more

02 Jun 2023 · 8 minutes
The rise of the "trauma essay" in college applications | Tina Yong

As if college applications aren't stressful enough, disadvantaged youth are often encouraged to write about their darkest traumas in their... more

07 Apr 2023 · 12 minutes
How video games can level up the way you learn | Kris Alexander

Video games naturally tap into the way we learn: they focus our attention and track our progress as we head... more

09 Mar 2023 · 12 minutes
Reviving the legacy of the Black teaching tradition | Sharif El-Mekki

Educator Sharif El-Mekki advocates for the revival of the Black teaching tradition — a set of educational practices grounded in... more

28 Feb 2023 · 13 minutes
How Black queer culture shaped history | Channing Gerard Joseph

Names like Bayard Rustin, Frances Thompson and William Dorsey Swann have been largely erased from US history, but they and... more

01 Feb 2023 · 8 minutes
The board game getting kids excited about school | Joel Baraka

Going to school in a refugee camp can be complicated: students encounter crowded classrooms, rigid curricula and limited access to... more

20 Dec 2022 · 11 minutes
How play helps a kid's brain grow | Jesse Ilhardt

A little bit of playtime can have big benefits for a child's developing brain, like a superfood -- but adult... more

15 Dec 2022 · 11 minutes
The most powerful yet overlooked resource in schools | Heejae Lim

"When teachers and families work together, everyone wins," says education technology entrepreneur and TED Fellow Heejae Lim. She shines a... more

30 Aug 2022 · 5 minutes
How schools can nurture every student's genius | Trish Millines Dziko

Forget home economics and standardized tests, education visionary Trish Millines Dziko has a much more engaging and fulfilling way for... more

21 Jul 2022 · 15 minutes
The mission to safeguard Black history in the US | Julieanna L. Richardson

Black history in the US is rich, profound -- and at risk of being lost forever, if not for the... more

17 Jun 2022 · 15 minutes
TED Talks Education
How to design a school for the future | Punya Mishra
TED Talks Education