TED-Ed has released it’s “Flip this Lesson” feature. This allows you to create customized lessons based upon TED or YouTube videos. A few of the functions include:
- Add a lesson title
- Create short answer questions
- Provide additional resources
- Provide ending thoughts
- Publish your lesson with one URL (web address) or send a unique URL to each student so you can track individual progress
Read more about TED-ED’s Flip This Video project or take the TED-Ed Website Tour (YouTube video).
The TED (“Ideas worth spreading”) series at www.ted.com brings together world-class thinkers on a range of issues. These presentations tap into “Technology, Entertainment, Design” to share ideas critical to the world and tend to be multidisciplinary and cutting-edge.
A sampling of TED presentations are covered below, showing new ways of presenting digital data that may change the nature of electronic learning (e-learning):
- Dynamic data visualization (“Hans Rosling shows the best stats you’ve ever seen”)
- Linked data (“Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web”)
- Artificial life simulations (“Will Wright makes toys that make worlds”)
- Envisioning new realities through the imagination (Jane McGonigal: Gaming can Make a Better World)
Continue reading “Spotlight: Reframing of complex information by digital means”