Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 3)

[You can read part 1 of this series on TED-Ed here, and part 2 here.] After learning so many great things about TED-Ed, I believe it is important to understand the usage policy of these TED-Ed lessons. TED Talks Usage Policy TED Talks are under a Creative Commons License. This means we can share TED … Continue reading Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 3)

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Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 2)

[You can read part 1 of this series on TED-Ed here.] Yesterday, we learned that TED-Ed is one branch of TED. We also learned that TED-Ed’s main goal is to offer animated video lessons for use by educators in the classrooms. Let’s explore this concept a bit further today. Evaluating one TED-Ed Lesson as a learning … Continue reading Lessons with animated videos: TED-Ed (part 2)

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The beauty of open education

This video made me remember a conversation I had with my husband about encyclopedias, two nights ago. In the 80s, encyclopedias were sold door to door in Brazil as well as in other parts of the world. Textbooks and encyclopedias were the main sources of knowledge available at the time. Encyclopedias were outdated mainly because … Continue reading The beauty of open education

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