Wendy Chung: Autism–what we know (don’t know yet)

Geneticist Wendy Chung shares what we know about autism spectrum disorder.  

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David McCandless shares some amazing ways to visualize data to see patterns we might not otherwise notice

David McCandless shares some amazing ways to visualize data to see patterns we might not otherwise notice.  His visual representations allow us to make really meaningful and interesting comparisons of very larger numbers that are often difficult to relate to.  

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Catherine Bracy reminds us of the importance of getting involved

Catherine Bracy reminds us of the importance of getting involved.  The idea of “hacking” is all about inquiring and creating and finding innovative solutions.   

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Tyler DeWitt aims to inspire science educators to loosen up a little

Tyler DeWitt aims to inspire science educators to loosen up a little.  We love this talk because Tyler is a real science teacher who understands the serious limitations of tying science teaching and learning to textbooks.  We also love the fact that Tyler’s talk is originally a TEDx talk!  

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Suzanne Talhouk discusses the importance of respecting mother tongue

Suzanne Talhouk’s talk is the first Arabic language talk to go up on the main TED.com site.  She gave the talk at TEDxBeirut 2012 and though not without controversy, it went viral.  Suzanne’s talk is particularly relevant to Lebanon and other countries where multilingualism is socially valued, but foreign languages become dominant in the public sphere.  She raises […]

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