Writing Prompt Visuals: Time machines

This is a series of blog posts that turn our Writing Prompts classroom activity into a visual image. Feel free to save them for your classroom.



Prompt: Time machines have been invented four times in the past. Each time, the results were so horrific that the inventor traveled to the moment it was created and killed their past selves. You just invented it for the fifth time when your future self shows up. 

Visualizing Ourselves - TED Education



Artist Aaron Koblin takes vast amounts of data -- and at times vast numbers of people -- and weaves them into stunning visualizations. From elegant lines tracing airline flights to landscapes of cell phone data, from a Johnny Cash video assembled from crowd-sourced drawings to the "Wilderness Downtown" video that customizes for the user, his works brilliantly explore how modern technology can make us more human.


Ready-to-use set of TED Talk handouts. 
They can be used with ANY TED Talk!

This is a series of blog posts that share the best Ted Talks for Education.

Writing Prompt Visuals: Friends with evil

This is a series of blog posts that turn our Writing Prompts classroom activity into a visual image. Feel free to save them for your classroom.



Prompt: Evil will be her friend, or that's what she thought. 

Math Magic - TED Education



In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He’ll tell you.


Ready-to-use set of TED Talk handouts. 
They can be used with ANY TED Talk!

This is a series of blog posts that share the best Ted Talks for Education.

Writing Prompt Visuals: The right Villain

This is a series of blog posts that turn our Writing Prompts classroom activity into a visual image. Feel free to save them for your classroom.



Prompt: Write about a Villain that is terrifying, not because of what they do, but because they convince us its right. 

Everyone is a Genius - TED Education


Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.


Ready-to-use set of TED Talk handouts. 
They can be used with ANY TED Talk!

This is a series of blog posts that share the best Ted Talks for Education.