Here you can find TED Talk lesson plans based on interesting lectures and presentations.
TED Talk Lesson Plan: What Makes Something Go Viral
This TED Talk lesson plan is based on a talk by Dao Nguyen. In this video she is talking about how media spreads online and the technology and data that publishers can use to understand why.
Lesson Plan: How To Grow New Brain Cells
This TED Talk lesson plan is based on a talk by Sandrine Thuret. In her talk she is asking two questions:
- How can we help our healthy brains create new nerve cells throughout our lives, through diet and behavior changes?
- How can we study the effects of diseases such as depression and Alzheimer’s on our brains’ ability to grow?
Lesson Plan: Dare to Educate Afghan Girls
This TED Talk lesson plan is based on a talk by Shabana Basij-Rasikh. She is an Afghan educator, humanitarian, and women’s rights champion. She grew up under the rule of the Taliban, which banned education for women so she had to dress as a boy to attend a secret school.
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