Roger Antonsen: Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world. Five Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching. Faster than a calculator. What if mathematics is the answer for progress? How you can be good at math, and other surprising facts about learning. 25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives easier. At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, writing/designing and running a full-scale conference twice a year.
We asked the TED staff what apps they can’t live without. And beyond the classics—Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, Uber, Seamless—we found some great apps that might help you too. (A star denotes that the app is free, or at least has a free version.) For random life stuff… Dark SkyA weather app with startling accuracy, its interface tells you things like: “Light rain starting in 22 minutes.” *SunriseLike your Google Calendar with key improvements, several staffers swear by this app. Ajit Narayanan: A word game to communicate in any language. Cambiare i paradigmi dell'educazione. Christopher Emdin: Teach teachers how to create magic.
David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes. Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón: Math is forever. Everything you thought ... was wrong. TEDxPisa, o del ragionare sulla disuguaglianza - PNR - presi nella rete - Blog - Repubblica.it. Ricchi sempre più ricchi, poveri sempre più poveri.
Ci si è arresi a pensare che sia un dato di natura. In alternativa si dà la colpa alla crisi. Ma si tratta di un'impostura. Certo, la crisi ha accentuato la divaricazione tra chi aveva già molto e chi aveva appena a sufficienza. Ma questa polarizzazione patrimoniale, che ha cominciato ad allargarsi negli anni 80 per diventare infine il baratro attuale, è una causa ancor prima che un effetto della crisi. L'evento si terrà sabato 23 maggio, tra due giorni, da mattina a sera al Teatro Verdi di Pisa. LA GRANDE CONVERGENZA. LE DUE ITALIE. "PREFERIREI DI NO". EXIT STRATEGY. Nel corso della giornata ci sarà un intermezzo musicale di Bobo Rondelli e un mini concerto di Malika Ayane.
L'evento è gratuito per il pubblico, previa registrazione al sito www.tedxpisa.it. Geoff Mulgan: A short intro to the Studio School. Hannah Fry: The mathematics of love. How to use TED-Ed in your Earth and Space Science classroom. Highland Park High School teacher Gordon Williamson uses TED-Ed Lessons extensively in his middle school Earth and Space Science classroom to catalyze conversations and supplement his curriculum.
Below, a snapshot of Gordon’s favorite lessons and how he chooses to wrap them into his units. Earth’s Dynamic Atmosphere Introduction to Earth and Space System – The Earth as a System How simple ideas lead to scientific discovery This is a lesson I use with my Earth and Space Science class at the first of the school year to help engage the students and encourage them to ask the questions, which they may think are too silly to ask. A guide to the energy of the Earth Understanding that the Earth as a system is one of the most important concepts that students of Earth and Space science need to understand. The Atmosphere: Composition, Structure, and Temperature Climate change: Earth’s giant game of TetrisHow quantum mechanics explains global warming.
Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen. Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend. Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley. Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world. Marco Tempest: The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla.
Nick Bostrom: What happens when our computers get smarter than we are? Randall Munroe: Comics that ask "what if?" Salman Khan: Usiamo i video per reinventare l'educazione. Some study that I used to know: What do you remember from high school? Author Note: This is the first YouTube video I've tried "flipping" into a TEDed lesson, as I work to learn how to make best use of the new TEDed platform for making videos into interactive lessons.
I'd welcome encouragement, feedback and questions from others trying it out. ~~~An idea for an extension project:Goyte's song, "Somebody I used to Know" has been covered and parodied by several other artists. For example, Walk of the Earth, created their one-cut video showing the 5 band members playing the whole song on one guitar. Then Key of Awesome made a popular parody of WOTE's video.Songs are often more memorable than spoken language. Parodies can be a useful way of tying something new to something already familiar, making it more memorable.
Ted type. Terry Moore: Why is 'x' the unknown?