Some of the most engaging, talented and motivating people I know are teachers. I know people that left careers in corporate marketing to teach. Teachers that spend their days educating the artists of tomorrow. Teachers that defy conventional methods and go out of their way to inspire a sense of autodidactic curiosity in everyone they meet. What have you learned today? And most importantly, what have you taught today?
The TED Conference (Technology, Entertainment and Design) brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes.) Each conference is structured around an overarching idea. A TED Remix is a new juxtaposition of talks around a specific theme.
Ken Robinson: web, wiki
Adora Svitak: web, wiki, twitter
Temple Grandin: web, wiki
Liz Coleman: wiki
Dan Meyer: blog
Ken Robinson’s The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
Adora Svitak’s Flying Fingers: Master the Tools of Learning Through the Joy of Writing
Temple Grandin’s The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s