What is an idea worth sharing?

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What is TED?

TED is not a man. “T” stands for Technology. “E” stands for Entertainment. “D” stands for Design.

  • TED is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.
  • They believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.

What does TED have to offer?

  • TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world.
  • TED covers common core standards.
  • TED incorporates Depth and Complexity.

Three Ways to Use TED to Engage Students in Critical Thinking

Video playlists about Math

TED ED Math in Real Life Lesson Playlist- This collection of TED ED lessons includes a vast array of real world applications of mathematics.

Math Talks to Blow Your Mind 11 talks • 2h 27m

Numbers, patterns and equations are at the core of these talks which will teach you how to fold better origami and how to quantify history.

Talks for People Who Hated Math in High School 6 talks • 1h 9m

Math might have been dry and boring in high school, but it is actually AWESOME. If only it had been this fun when you were getting graded.

Talks by Brilliant Women in STEM 11 talks • 2h 30m

These women are trailblazers inspiring a new generation of girls to follow their lead and change the ratio in STEM (science, math, engineering and tech).

The Influence of Algorithms 6 talks • 1h 28m

Algorithms play a big part in our day-to-day lives. From search engines to architecture, explore how these formulas affect the way we view and interact with the world around us.

ELA TED-Ed Playlist

This link to TED Talks Related to ELA is useful to easily find videos related to English/Language Arts.

What does a great TED talk contain?

  • one great idea
  • engaged audience
  • a personal connection
  • researched facts
  • vivid explainations
  • an idea worth sharing
TED's secret to great public speaking | Chris Anderson

What Does a Quality Youth TED Talk Look Like?

Visit TEDxYouth@Columbus to view last year's videos of our talented CCS TEDx participants. Use the 2016 TEDxYouth@Columbus Journal to help your students connect with each talk.

Can you spot what makes these talks amazing?

I can stop wars, so can you. | Haviar Barksdale | TEDxYouth@Columbus
Play is important! | Brody Gray | TEDxYouth@Columbus
Art for Heart | Keerthi Ragu | TEDxYouth@Columbus
Lemons to lemonade | Senna | TEDxEncinitas

What are the TEDxYouth@Columbus rules?

  1. Less than 4 minutes
  2. No notecards during presentation
  3. No more than 6 slides in a presentation
  4. No political agendas, religious proselytizing, or selling

I'm a coach, now what do I do?

  1. October: Select a motivated group of students. Use the "What if.." Journal as a tool to guide students in selecting their personal passions and "What if'' questions to research. Brainstorm personal passions and "What if..." questions. Watch TEDx talks and discuss the successful qualities of each. Watch more TED Talks. Discuss their personal connections to their topics.
  2. November: Allow students time to delve deeper into their topic through research. Brainstorm interesting ways to catch the audience's attention. Students should begin to write their TED Talks.
  3. December: Students should complete and record their TED talks. Videos should be submitted to the selection team by December 16, 2016. The videos don't need to be perfect. Not all students need to submit a video.
  4. January and February: The students will attend two sessions at the Main Library where they will be mentored. During these sessions the TED Talkers will finalize their TED talks, learn public speaking tools and create their slides/props.
  5. March 8, 2017: Come and enjoy our TEDx event at the Columbus Museum of Art!

Presentation Tips

Do You Have Any Presentation Tips?

This list of preparation tips will go home with the final TEDx speakers. You may find them helpful to review with your students prior to recording their TED Talks.

Here is a video on Effective Body Language for Public Speaking

Will Stephen's Ted Talk shows how even a talk about nothing can be effective if presented well.

How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk | Will Stephen | TEDxNewYork

What should be included as Visual Aids or on PowerPoint Slides

Watch TED Ed Lesson #6

PowerPoint slides are not required.They should only be used if they are impactful. Keep the following in mind as you help your students decide about their visual aids.

  • credit any photos

  • slides should not be “over cliparted”

  • do not include a lot of bulleted text

Rethink Your Visuals Lesson #7

Videos are due on Friday, December 16, 2016.

The event takes place Wednesday, March 8, 2017, but the videos are due on Friday, December 16, 2016.

Follow these directions to submit a TED talk.

Video submission will be done through YouTube. Submission Direction

It is not too late to be a Teddy!

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Where can I find the information you sent me?

Here are links to all the important TEDx documents.

Have a question?

Please do not hesitate to email your comments or questions to Jackie Galbreath at jgalbreath3825@columbus.k12.oh.us.