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TED Talks Education

Malcolm London: A Poet Performs

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The Chicago-based poet Malcolm London performs an excerpt of his poem, “High School Training Ground.” It begins, “At 7:45 a.m., I open the doors of a building dedicated to building, yet only breaks me down.”

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TED Talks Education

Hear inspiring leaders on the topic of learning in this TED project hosted by John Legend.

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TED Talks Education

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Angela Duckworth: What Is Grit?

What's the best predictor of success in a person's life? Grit, says Dr. Angela Duckworth.

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Angela Duckworth: What Is Grit?

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Bill Gates: Our Teachers Deserve Better

“The system we have today isn’t fair to [teachers]. It’s not fair to students."

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Bill Gates: Our Teachers Deserve Better

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TED Talks Education

Geoffrey Canada: The Need for Innovation

The CEO and president of the Harlem Children's Zone says we must start innovating.

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Geoffrey Canada: The Need for Innovation

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TED Talks Education

John Legend Performs "True Colors"

John Legend, host of TED Talks Education, performs "True Colors," live at the piano.

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John Legend Performs "True Colors"

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Pearl Arredondo: Good Schools in All Neighborhoods

Pearl Arredondo is a Los Angeles educator who overcame the odds stacked against her.

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Pearl Arredondo: Good Schools in All Neighborhoods

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Ramsey Musallam: Curiosity Comes First

Flames, propulsion, and electricity were part of chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam's talk.

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Ramsey Musallam: Curiosity Comes First

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TED Talks Education

Sir Ken Robinson

The most-watched speaker on TED.com, Sir Ken Robinson is an author and creativity expert.

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Sir Ken Robinson

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Teens Talk: A Diploma Supports Her Daughter

A teen mother credits her daughter and a math teacher for motivating her to graduate.

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Teens Talk: A Diploma Supports Her Daughter

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TED Talks Education Preview

Musician John Legend hosts TED’s first-ever original television special on May 7, 2013.

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