TED-Ed Clubs is a flexible, school-based program that supports students in discussing, pursuing and presenting their big ideas in the form of short TED-style talks.
What are the goals of a TED-Ed Club?
• To stimulate and celebrate creative ideas put forth by students from all over the world.
• To work with a generation of problem solvers, critical thinkers and innovators to make the world a better place
• To connect groups of students of all different backgrounds around the world.
• To be a platform for student ideas.
• To support students in developing presentation and public speaking skills, so that their ideas can be more easily seen, understood, shared and acted upon.
• To make an idea—developed, presented and recorded by a student—a valuable reference point on a resume, college application or in a job interview.
What do meetings look like?
Students watching and vigorously discussing TED Talks and TED-Ed Lessons The signature activity of a TED-Ed Club is students sharing, debating and discussing the ideas presented in TED Talks and TED-Ed Lessons. Students developing and presenting their own ideas through TED-style talks The TED-Ed Club meeting structure is designed to support students in taking influence from TED speakers, and ultimately developing and presenting big ideas based on their own passions. Students will also gain skills in storytelling/story-boarding, production, and creating visuals that communicate their ideas clearly. TED-Ed is committed to celebrating great student ideas by sharing student presentations and stories with the world via the award-winning web platform, ed.ted.com.
TED-Ed Clubs represent thousands of student groups from around the world actively pursuing and presenting their ideas. Members of the MBJH TED-Ed Club will be connected to groups around the world though TEDx events and video conference calls.