How telling stories can transform a classroom

When students conduct StoryCorps interviews, teachers say it can “reorganize the ions of a class.” Photo: David Andrako, courtesy of StoryCorps Caitlyn, a quiet seventh grader, was bullied by the other kids in her class at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank, California. She wore the same cowboy boots every day. “The other kids were awful about it,” […]

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What does innovation in education look like? A new program asks educators to imagine it

The 28 teachers in the first class of TED-Ed Innovative Educators work in Brazil, Indonesia, South Korea — 11 countries in all. Over the next year, each of them will create a project in their school based around TED-Ed concepts. “Innovation in education involves constant collaboration with colleagues — a total last-minute redo of a teacher’s lesson plan because […]

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