TED Ed

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TED Ed lets you turn TED Talks into language learning lessons. As you watch the video, you can think about and answer some comprehension and discussion questions. Then, you can dig deeper with related resources and extension activities. And then you can discuss with guided or open-ended questions. Finally, you can flip the lesson and use the video to create your own questions.

Here is one that talks about evolution and reproduction (to celebrate the birth of the future king of England?):

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And here’s one of my favorites on TED Ed. (It will only be funny if you’ve seen the original video of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”)…

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And I tried flipping a TED myself, when a student asked for help in understanding the popular TED by Amy Cuddy on body language:

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