That’s my crazy idea of an invention! What would you being a student create?

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This world is gigantic there is no doubt in that. In this big world is a sea of possibilities and opportunities; ones that are just waiting to be seized. Sailing in these treacherous… Continue reading

Pursue Your Dreams, Prepare for Reality!

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We tell students “follow your dreams” — this is often misguided advice. If it were successful, we would need a lot more jobs for professional athletes and Broadway performers. Throughout school, many children… Continue reading

5 Apps To Refresh Your Creativity

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Do you feel like you are stuck in a rut? Ingenious ideas seem restrained by the barriers of your mind? Activities that once excited you seem mundane and harder to perform? These may… Continue reading

5 books I’ve Loved Which You Might Too.

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This is a list of books I have read, enjoyed, loved, and often gifted to other people, who have loved them equally. That doesn’t mean to say that everyone will love them, and… Continue reading

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

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21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both… Continue reading

The ultimate motivational playlist

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Here’s the ultimate playlist to get you pumped up, inspired and ready to take on any challenge that comes your way. Fall out boy – my songs know what you did in the… Continue reading

Human rights heroes: A recap of session 11 of TEDGlobal 2014

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
Fred Swaniker speaks at TEDGlobal 2014. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED From a speaker helping to contain the ebola outbreak to an America lawyer standing up for rights in…

Fabien Cousteau’s underwater adventure, in GIFs

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
Fabien Cousteau speaks at TEDGlobal 2014. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED Whenever Fabien Cousteau opened the door of his home during June, he met the neighbors: sharks and grouper. That’s…

Musings of a male granny: This retired schoolteacher spends his free time Skyping with Indian schoolkids

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
Kids at a school in India gather around a computer as David Swancott leads a School in the Cloud session. David Swancott is a retired biology teacher who lives an…

Want to learn how to give a great talk? Chris Anderson is writing the official TED guide to public speaking

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
In the upcoming book “Talk This Way! The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking,” our curator Chris Anderson will give insights on what makes a talk great. Photo:…