#TEDEdChat Roundup

Photo courtesy Eric Johnson (@yourkidsteacher)

Photo courtesy Eric Johnson (@yourkidsteacher)

Sparked by the enthusiasm of teachers in the TED-Ed community, TED-Ed has begun hosting a #TEDEdChat on Twitter every Tuesday from 6-7pm ET (save to calendar). Check this post for recaps on all #TEDEdChats.

July 28th, 2015

This week’s topic was about stories. TED-Ed community member Catherine Bennedcit (@EyeoftheTaiga) hosted the discussion centered around Elif Shafak’s TED Talk, “The politics of fiction.” The following prompts were given:

Topic: Stories

Q1 What circles do you belong to as a teacher?

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Q2 How do the circles we inhabit impact us as teachers & professionals in our learning communities?

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Q3 What are some challenging stories that have made you reconsider your teaching practices?

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Q4 How do the stories on @TED_Ed allow you and your students to recreate yourselves?

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Keep the conversation going…
Continue or join the conversation on this TED-Ed Lesson. Each week we’ll provide a way for folks to continue discussing the topic based on the four questions posed in that week’s #TEDEdChat.

If you missed it…
For a recap of this and past #TEDEdChat discussions, search your Twitter for #TEDEdChat to read through the whole conversation.

#TEDEdChat takes place Tuesdays from 6-7 PM US Eastern Time.
Follow @TED_Ed to participate!

New to the Twitter chat initiative? It’s simple! TED-Ed tweets out one question every fifteen minutes over the course of an hour, titled Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4. To get involved, simply tweet your answers (labeled A1, A2, A3, A4) with the hashtag #TEDEdChat, and keep refreshing your feed to see everyone else’s contributions to the conversation.


July 21st, 2015
Topic: Leadership with quotes from Drew Dudley’s TED Talk, “Everyday Leadership.”
Cohost: TED-Ed Club community member Mary Jo Madda (@MJMadda)

July 14th, 2015
Topic: Motivation with quotes from Dan Ariely’s TED Talk, “What makes us feel good about our work?”
Coh0st: TED-Ed Club community member Kara Sealrs (@SearlsK)

June 23rd, 2015
Topic: Rethinking teaching with quotes from Ramsey Musallam’s TED Talk, “3 Rules to spark learning”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club community member Kelsey Lovewell (@KelseyLovewell)

June 16th, 2015
Topic: Curiosity with quotes from Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk, “How to escape education’s death valley.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club community member and high school student Liam Clive (@LiamClive)

June 9th, 2015
Topic: Learning versus thinking with quotes from Jacob Barnett’s TEDxTeen Talk, “Forget what you know.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club community member Della Palacios (@SensAbleLrning)

June 2nd, 2015
Topic: Shaping careers with quotes from Larry Smith’s TED Talk, “Why you will fail to have a great career.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club Facilitator and TEDxRundle organizer Karen Goepen-Wee (@kgoepenwee)

May 19th, 2015
Topic: creating fearless learners with quotes from Rita Pierson’s TED Talk, “Every kid needs a champion.”
Co-host: TED-Ed community member Matthew Morris (@callmemrmorris)

May 12th, 2015
Topic: Physical learning spaces versus virtual learning spaces with quotes from Sheryl Turkle ’s TED Talk, “Connected, but alone?”
Co-host: TED-Ed community member Wren Hayes (@WrenHayes1)

May 5th, 2015
Topic: Growth mindset with quotes from Carol Dweck’s TED Talk, “The power of believing that you can improve.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Editor Laura McClure (@lauramcclure)

April 28th, 2015
Topic: Happiness and education, with quotes from Shawn Achor’s TED Talk, “The happy secret to better work.”
C0-host: TED-Ed community member, Jennifer Hesseltine (@jenhesseltine)

April 21st, 2015
Topic: Innovation and leadership, with quotes from Linda Hill’s TED Talk, “How to manage for collective creativity.” 
Co-host: TED-Ed community member, Wesley Logsdon (@LawgDawg13)

April 14th, 2015
Topic: Community building, with quotes from Theaster Gates’s TED Talk, “How to revive a neighborhood: with beauty, imagination and art.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Karen Goepen-Wee (@kgoepenwee)

April 7th, 2015
Topic: Educational leadership, with quotes from Stanely McChrystal’s TED Talk, “Listen, learn … then lead.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Community member, Kenya Wallach (@kwallach)

March 31st, 2015
Topic: the future of jobs, with quotes from Andrew McAffee’s TED Talk, ”What will the future of jobs look like?”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Community member university student, Georgia Loui (@georgetteloui)

March 24th, 2015
Topic: Transforming teacher education, with quotes from around Christopher Emdin’s TED Talk, “Teach teachers how to create magic.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Community member and 5th grade teacher, Matthew Morris (@callmemrmorris)

March 17th, 2015
Topic: Inspiring the next generation, with quotes from Pico Iyer’s TED Talk, “What is home?”
Co-hosted by: #InspireNextGen took over this week’s #TEDEdChat

March 10th, 2015
Topic: Exploration in the classroom, with quotes from Nathan Wolfe’s TED Talk, “What’s left to explore?” The following prompts were given:
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Karen Goepen-Wee (@kgoepenwee)
See chat here »

March 3rd, 2015
Topic: Motivation, with quotes from Dan Pink’s TED Talk, “The puzzle of motivation.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed community member, Kara Searles (@SearlsK)
See chat here »

February 24th, 2015
Topic: Modern learning environments with quotes from Salman Khan’s TED Talk, Let’s use video to reinvent education.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed community member, Erin Barnes (@elynnlll)
See chat here »

February 17th, 2015
Topic: The importance of learning from mistakes with quotes from Diana Laufenberg’s TED Talk, “How to learn? From mistakes.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed community member, Susan Siemer (@SFSiemer)
See chat here »

February 10th, 2015
Topic: The transformative power of learning with quotes from Benjamin Zander’s TED Talk, The transformative power of classical music.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Educator, Kim Preshoff (@turtlemomki)
See chat here »

February 3rd, 2015
Topic: The importance of slowing down, with quotes from Andy Puddicomb’s TED Talk, “All it takes is 10 mindful minutes.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Will Gourley (@willgourley)
See chat here »

January 27th, 2015
Topic: Success versus mastery, with quotes from Sarah Lewis’s TED Talk, “Embrace the near win.”
Co-hosted by: TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Karen Goepen-Wee (@kgoepenwee)
See chat here »

January 20th, 2015
Topic: Challenges in our education system with quotes from Geoffrey Canada’s TED Talk, “Our failing schools. Enough is enough.”
Co-hosted by TED-Ed community member, Jennifer Rosenthal (@jenn_rosenthal)
See chat here »

January 13th, 2015
Topic: embracing adversity in the classroom with quotes from Aimee Mullin’s TED Talk, “The opportunity of adversity.”
Co-hosted by TED-Ed community member, Della Pelacios (@sensablelrning).
See chat here »

January 6th, 2015
Topic: encouraging introverted students, with quotes from Melissa Marshall’s TED Talk, “Talk Nerdy to Me.”
Co-hosted by TED-Ed community member, Liz Schababerle (@meschababs)
See chat here »

December 9th, 2014
Topic: encouraging introverted students, with quotes from Susan Cain’s TED Talk, “The power of introverts.”
Co-hosted by TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Jenn Scheffer (@jlscheffer)
See chat here »

December 2nd, 2014
Topic: supporting diverse needs in education, with quotes from Rosie King’s TED Talk, “How autism freed me to be myself.”
Co-hosted by TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Karen Goepen-Wee (@kgoepenwee)
See chat here »

November 25th, 2014
Topic: accessibility to knowledge with quotes from Brewster Kahle’s TED Talk, “A free digital library.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Deborah McCallum (@bigideasinedu)
See chat here »

November 18, 2014
Topic: the journey within the challenge with quotes from Kitty McKay’s TEDxGrossPointeHS Talk, “Road to Mt. Kilimanjaro.”
Co-host:  TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Nick Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher).
See chat here »

November 11th, 2014
Topic: In honor of the TEDYouth 2014 theme, Worlds Imagined, this week’s topic was centered around Thomas Suarez’s TED Talk, “A 12-year-old app developer.”
See chat here »

November 4th, 2014
Topic: encouraging student voice with quotes from Clint Smith’s TED Talk, “The danger of silence.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club Facilitator and TEDx organizer, Josefino Rivera (@josefinor).
See chat here »

October 28th, 2014
Topic: how to make learning science fun and engaging with quotes from Tyler DeWitt’s TED Talk, “Hey science teachers — make it fun.”
See chat here »

October 21st, 2014
Topic: the necessity of homework with quotes from Valerie Strauss’s Washington Post article, “Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research.”
See chat here »

October 14th, 2014
Topic: Building creative confidence, with quotes from David Kelley’s TED Talk, “How to build your creative confidence.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Karen Goepen-Wee (@kgoepenwee).
See chat here »

October 7th, 2014
Topic: The future of play, with quotes from a past TED-Ed Community post by Lauren Richardson, “The future of play in education.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Community Champion, Della Palacios.
See chat here »

September 30th, 2014
Topic: Career development in the classroom, centered around Eunice Hii’s talk at TEDxTerryTalks, “Don’t just follow your passion: A talk for generation Y.”
See chat here »

September 23rd, 2014
Topic: Exercise in the classroom, centered around John J. Ratey’s TED Talk, “Run, jump, learn! How exercise can transform our schools.”
Co-host: TED-Ed community member, Nathan Weaver.
See chat here »

September 16th, 2014
Topic: Discussing challenging events in the classroom centered around by Zak Ebrahim’s TED Talk “I am the son of a terrorist. Here’s how I chose peace.”
See chat here »

September 9th, 2014
Topic: Higher education centered around Shai Reshef’s TED Talk “An ultra-low-cost college degree.” The Co-hosted by university student, Georgia Loui.
See chat here »

September 2nd, 2014
Topic: Personalized learning centered around Sarah Kay’s TED Talk “If I should have a daughter…”
See chat here »

August 27th, 2014
Topic: Learning from kids centered around Adora Svitak’s TED Talk “What adults can learn from kids.”
Co-host: Amy Brown.
See chat here »

August 19th, 2014
Topic: Social justice and education centered around Ziauddin Yousafzi’s TED Talk “My daughter, Malala.”
Our co-host was TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Karen Goepen-Wee.
See chat here »

August 12th, 2014
Topic: Art in the classroom centered around Jarrett Krososczka’s TED Talk “How a boy became an artist.”
Co-host:  TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Carla Staffa.
See chat here »

August 5th, 2014
Topic: Finding inner awesomeness focusing on Eugene Hennie’s TED Talk “How to find your passion and inner awesomness.”
Co-host: TED-Ed Club Faciliator, Lezlie Waltz.
See chat here »

July 15th, 2014
Topic: Mind and body focusing on Ron Finley’s TED Talk, “A guerilla gardener in South Central LA” and Birke Baehr’s TED Talk, “What’s wrong with our food system?”
See chat here »

July 8th, 2014
Topic: The key to success, focusing on Angela Lee Duckworth’s TED Talk “The key to success? Grit.”
See chat here »

July 1st, 2014
Topic: Online education, focusing on Daphne Koller’s TED Talk, “What we’re learning from online education” and Salman Kahn’s TED Talk, “Let’s use video to reinvent education.”
See chat here »

June 24th, 2014
Topic: Every kid deserves a champion, centered around Rita Pierson’s TED Talk, “Every kid needs a champion.”
Co-host: Community Champion, Kim Preshoff.
See chat here »

June 17th, 2014
Topic: A Learning Revolution, centered around Sir Ken Robinson’s Talks, “How schools kill creativity” and “Bring on the learning revolution!
Co-host: Community Champion, Della Palacios.
See chat here »

June 10th, 2014
Topic: Animation in the classroom 
Co-host: TED-Ed Animator, Lisa Labracio.
See chat here »

June 3rd, 2014
Topic: School breaks
See chat here »

May 27th, 2014
Topic: Global education
Co-host: graduating senior and TED-Ed Club Member, Georgia Loui.
See chat here »

May 20th, 2014
Topic: Videos in the classroom
Co-host: science teacher, Kim Preshoff.
See chat here »

May 13th, 2014
Topic: Digital Citizenship
Co-host: game designer and founder of Little Bird Games, Lucas Blair.
See chat here »

May 6th, 2014
Topic: Classroom Content
Co-host: Hilliard Weave Middle School teacher and TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Rita Kitchen.
See chat here »

April 22, 2014
Topic: Student empowerment
Co-host: Daniel Wright Junior High School teacher and TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Jimmy Juliano.
See chat here »

April 15, 2014
Topic: Social Media in the Classroom
Co-host: LaSalle Elementary School teacher and TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Eric Johnson.
See chat here »

April 8, 2014
Topic: TED-Ed Clubs
Co-host: ESL Creative Learning teacher and TED-Ed Club Facilitator, Eva Poyiatzi.
See chat here »

April 1, 2014
Topic: Using TED in the classroom
Co-host: Burlington High School teacher and TED-Ed Club Facilitator Jenn Scheffer.
See chat here »