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30 Days of TED is a Course

30 Days of TED

Ended Feb 16, 2015

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Starts January 12, 2015

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, & Design -- three broad subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future. TED talks are riveting talks by remarkable people and are free to the world. This course is designed to introduce participants to the wide variety of resources available on the TED website and how to use them in the classroom.

During this session, participants will:

  • Create a TED.Ed flipped lesson in order to enhance classroom learning and instruction. Participants will use the TED.Ed platform to choose video resources and then add discussion prompts, short answers, quiz questions, and further research links to create an interactive flipped lesson.
  • Curate curriculum content from TED playlists to provide real-world examples. Using TED talks, participants will find real-world examples which provide meaning to required core curriculum.
  • Explore mobile app alternatives to incorporate digital tools to promote student learning. Participants will investigate a variety of TED mobile apps that can be utilized on a wide range of devices.

Rachel Murphy

Rachel Murphy

Educational Technology Specialist

Rachel Murphy is an educational technology specialist in Canyons School District in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to using TED talks in her classroom, she has co-presented "Learning with TED Talks - Ideas Worth Spreading" at state technology conferences, and has coordinated a TEDx Teachers' Event focused on innovations in education.

Shauna Jensen

Shauna Jensen

Educational Technology Specialist

Shauna Jensen is an educational technology specialist in Granite School District in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to promoting TED talks with other technology specialists, she has co-presented "Learning with TED Talks - Ideas Worth Spreading" at state technology conferences, and has given a TED Talk titled “Visualization.”