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Day 07/05/2013

“TED Talks Education” Tonight ( May 7, 2013 ) at 10/9 c on PBS

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Be sure to tune in to PBS at 10/9 c tonight for TED’s first-ever original television broadcast special:

TED Talks Education, hosted by John Legend, premieres May 7, 2013 at 10/9 c on PBS. Public television and TED, the non-profit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, share a deep commitment to addressing the high school dropout crisis. The TED Talks Education one-hour program brings together a diverse group of teachers and education advocates delivering short, high-impact talks on the theme of teaching and learning. These original TED Talks are given by thought leaders including Geoffrey Canada, Bill Gates, Rita F. Pierson and Sir Ken Robinson. TED Talks Education is part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American Graduate Initiative

Other notable speakers featured in the one-hour special include: Pearl Arredondo, Founder, San Fernando Institute for Applied Media; Malcolm London, Chicago poet; Ramsey Musallam, Chemistry teacher and blended learning specialist; and one of our favorites…*, grit expert Dr. Angela Lee DuckworthAssistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania.

Here is the preview for tonight’s programming:

Watch TED Talks Education Preview on PBS. See more from TED Talks Education.

And for those of you too excited to wait until tonight, here is Rita Pierson’s talk: “Build Relationships With Your Students

Watch Rita Pierson: Build Relationships With Your Students on PBS. See more from TED Talks Education.


Enjoy & rethink…*

[H/T] TED Teams Up With PBS on Ideas for Education ~ via New York Times, published May 5, 2013

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