The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen

The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Ilze Garda When I was growing up, there was this song we used to sing on the playground, and it went like this, “Tracy and so and so, sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g, first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage.” And I’m like, “OK, that’s […]

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Why are so many of our teachers and schools so successful? John Hattie at TEDxNorrkoping

Why are so many of our teachers and schools so successful? John Hattie at TEDxNorrkoping

Translator: Yohanna Cordeiro Reviewer: Denise RQ Given what you often hear in the media from politicians and often from many parents, it can’t be that bad out there in classroomland. Certainly, if I ask you to think about the teachers that had a positive, profound effect on you, and you think of them – for […]

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TEDxSydney – Richard Gill – The Value of Music Education

TEDxSydney – Richard Gill – The Value of Music Education

Translator: Jerson Partible Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. I’ve asked if the lights could be lifted for this session, and David Glover agreed. And the reason, thank you very much, is I like to see the whites of your eyes. (Laughter) And I like to see you as my class. I hope […]

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Where did Russia come from? – Alex Gendler

Where did Russia come from? – Alex Gendler

Where did Russia come from, why is it so big, and what are the differences between it and its neighbors? The answers lie in an epic story of seafaring warriors, nomadic invaders, and the rise and fall of a medieval state known as Kievan Rus. In the first millennium, a large group of tribes spread […]

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Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Translator: Mohammed Basheer Reviewer: Nadine Hennig Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Art Benjamin and I am a “mathemagician”. What that means is I combine my loves of math – or I should say maths – and magic to do what I call “mathemagics”. But before I get started, I’ve got a quick […]

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The art of innovation | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxBerkeley

The art of innovation | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Queenie Lee Thank you. Yes, it is true that I am a Stanford graduate. Don’t hold that against me, okay? My son goes to Cal, so I have some link to Cal. It is really an honor to speak at any TEDx, but to open one up is really, really […]

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Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter – David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor

Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter – David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor

To someone first encountering the works of William Shakespeare, the language may seem strange. But there is a secret to appreciating it. Although he was famous for his plays, Shakespeare was first and foremost a poet. One of the most important things in Shakespeare’s language is his use of stress. Not that kind of stress, […]

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Go with your gut feeling | Magnus Walker | TEDxUCLA

Go with your gut feeling | Magnus Walker | TEDxUCLA

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Leonardo Silva Hello! My name is Magnus Walker. I was born in 1967 in Sheffield, England. I left school at 15, and I came to America at the age of 19. Well, 8 weeks ago, I didn’t know what a TED talk was, and to be honest, I’m not quite sure […]

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Mindfulness in Schools: Richard Burnett at TEDxWhitechapel

Mindfulness in Schools: Richard Burnett at TEDxWhitechapel

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven The Mindfulness in Schools Project was created when some teaching colleagues and I shared an ambition to bring together two things that were really close to our hearts. One was mindfulness practice, which we’d be doing for many years, and the other was the art of classroom […]

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“The Heart of Education” Lori Kran at TEDxCincinnatiChange

“The Heart of Education”  Lori Kran at TEDxCincinnatiChange

Translator: Capa Girl Reviewer: Fran Ontanaya The most important thing is to establish an education through which human beings learn once again how to live with one another. The most important thing is to establish an education through which human beings learn once again how to live with one another. The author of this quote, […]

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