Archive for month: April, 2017

10 great books recommended for students, by students

Every great book is a portal — to adventure, to knowledge, or to new perspectives. Beyond the world’s required reading list, what books do high school and middle school students love to read? We asked TED-Ed Club Members around the globe to [...]

The world’s required reading list: The books that students read in 28 countries

This compilation of reading assigned to students everywhere will expand your horizons — and your bookshelves. In the US, most students are required to read To Kill a Mockingbird during their school years. This classic novel combines a moving coming-of-age story with big [...]

A Q&A about autism with Steve Silberman, author of NeuroTribes

Steve Silberman is a writer and contributing editor for Wired, and the author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity (which will be out in paperback on the 23rd). He gave a TED Talk on the forgotten [...]

5 TED-Ed Lessons for book lovers

When did novels stop being novel? Do comic books belong in school? How do you make a pop-up book, anyway? If you love books, then this playlist is for you. Watch the 5 TED-Ed Lessons below: 1. Who is Sherlock Holmes? [...]

50 books to read in 2016: TED-Ed Educators and TED Speakers share their picks

What should you read next? From art history to science fiction, here are 50 fantastic books recommended by TED speakers and TED-Ed educators: ART AND ART HISTORY Ways of Seeing by John Berger – “This is a classic art text [...]

10 teachers share the books that changed their lives

Happy National Book Month! To celebrate the power of a good book, we asked the TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share the books that changed their lives. Looking for a good education read? Check out their book list below. The Element by [...]