Amplify Student Voice: Be a Facilitator of a TED-Ed Club at Your School
Aug23

Amplify Student Voice: Be a Facilitator of a TED-Ed Club at Your School

Amplify Student Voice: Be a Facilitator of a TED-Ed Club at Your School Author: Mara Pacheco Becker, MSc Multidisciplinary Studies English as an Additional Teacher, Pan American School of Porto Alegre -Brazil mbecker@panamerican.com.br Twitter: @marapach When I learned about TED-Ed Club, I got really interested in getting to know more about it. My connection with TED was through volunteer work as a translator and an organizer of the...

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Student Voices: Stepping on the Red Carpet at TED Headquarters
Dec21

Student Voices: Stepping on the Red Carpet at TED Headquarters

Josefino Rivera has shared via the AASSA blog his and his students’ journey with TEDx before: How TEDEd and TEDx Transformed My School Asociación Escuelas Lincoln’s TED-Ed Club Members to Speak at Event at TED Headquarters in New York City Changing Currents- TEDx Asociación Escuelas Lincoln Event Asociación Escuelas Lincoln’s TEDEd Clubs, 2015-2016 A TED-Ed Club’s Journey to Breaking Down Classroom Walls TED-Ed Club and TEDx...

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Thousands of Farms Unprotected by City Officials
Mar08

Thousands of Farms Unprotected by City Officials

Grade 8 Essay Contest Submitted by:  Mariana Furloni, Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro From a teacher’s perspective, it is very rewarding when students are able to apply what they have learned in class to other situations, especially “real world” issues or problems.  Last quarter, eighth graders investigated several topics related to urbanization and the impacts of urban sprawl in social studies. They took part in simulations of...

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The story behind “Hands of a Woman”
Sep04

The story behind “Hands of a Woman”

The story behind “Hands of a Woman” By: Isabel Haro, 12th Grade Student, American School Quito, Quito, Ecuador   This past January, my friend Miguel and I, armed with a tripod, a camera, and a microphone, stepped into my aunt’s car and traveled for just almost 3 hours until we arrived at Peguche: a small town in the province of Imbabura, situated at the northern edge of Ecuador. In Peguche, we were awaited by Matico Lema: the...

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A TED-Ed Club’s Journey to Breaking Down Classroom Walls
May04

A TED-Ed Club’s Journey to Breaking Down Classroom Walls

A TED-Ed Club’s Journey to Breaking Down Classroom Walls by Josefino Rivera, Jr. English Teacher, TED-Ed Club Facilitator, and TEDx Event Organizer Asociación Escuelas Lincoln Buenos Aires, Argentina   TED-Ed Club “TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of lessons are carefully curated educational videos, many of which...

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Junior Achievement: Tradiludis- Latin American Traditional Games
Apr11

Junior Achievement: Tradiludis- Latin American Traditional Games

by Rebeca Lopez, Student at International Academy located in Quito Ecuador Have you ever asked yourself, why do young people prefer technology rather than quality time with family and friends? We are at an age where technology is considered the greatest discovery of the millennium, but also the most influential distractor in children and youth. Today, generations have lost the knowledge of the meaning of what traditional games really...

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