TED Talks that may be of interest to Teachers

TED Talks provide viewers with insightful and thought-provoking commentary and ideas. The contents of many TED Talks can be directly or indirectly applied to classroom practice. Also check out Teaching With TED. Some TED Talks directly about education. 1. John Wooden on Winning vs. Success. A coach who emphasises teaching and developing character over winning. […]

Saving the ocean one island at a time

Biomimicry

Just watching a documentary on biomimicry. Copying the processes of nature. eg. Footballers helmets designed by woodpecker experts. Janine Benyus’ book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature “The more our world functions like the natural world, the more likely we are to endure on this home that is ours, but not ours alone.”