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5 must-watch TED Talks

By Carly Buchanan, Editorial Intern, @buchanan_carly
April 18th, 2014

These 5 TED Talks are each given by an education professional or technology expert with their own unique vision for how to improve learning.

ed-tech-ted-talksThe nonprofit Technology, Education and Design (TED) is “devoted to spreading ideas,” according to its mission statement. How does it do that?

By recording and posting various talks on different topics, given by experts in different fields. It began in 1984, but has lately risen to new popularity, and now has a worldwide following.

Not only does TED have a wide range of Talks devoted exclusively to education, but many of these talks–all available online–deal specifically with education technology, and how to best integrate technological innovations into schools everywhere.

Below are five standout TED Talks on the subject of ed-tech, each given by an education professional or technology expert with their own unique vision for how to improve the quality of learning.

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