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“The Power of Simple Words”: Long, fancy words designed to show off your intelligence and vocabulary are all very well, but they aren’t always the best words. In this short, playful video Terin Izil, an experienced copywriter, explains why simple, punchy language is often the clearest way to convey a message.

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In another interesting video, this one part of the Inventions that Shaped History series, the origins of globalization—a key concept every student should understand (especially for future job markets)—are explained through containerization.

“How containerization shaped the modern world”: Sometimes a single unlikely idea can have massive impact across the world. Sir Harold Evans, a British-born journalist and writer, describes how frustration drove Malcolm McLean, a small-town truck driver, to invent the shipping container. Containerization was born, and it transformed the modern global economy.

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For more educational videos, check out TED-Ed’s YouTube Channel.

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