These TED Talks highlight promising and inspiring concepts

TED-creativityEvery educator needs some inspiration now and then, and these days, such inspiration can be found online in just a few seconds.

The internet brings inspiring and motivational speakers and experts to anyone with a connection and an internet-ready device.

TED Talks are some of today’s most popular examples of the internet’s power to expand learning opportunities to all.

Each month, we’ll bring you a handful of inspiring TED Talks. Some will focus specifically on education; others will highlight innovative practices that have long-lasting impact. But all will inspire and motivate educators and students alike.

This month’s talks focus on fostering creativity. Some talks relate directly to education, and others serve to inspire educators and students with stories or examples about creativity and “smart failure.”

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