This page is an index of videos from YouTube, TED, and other sites that are worth sharing. These videos should promote teaching, learning, and schooling in ways that are consistent with the vision of this site.
Index of Videos:
- See the On-Line Inquiries for video-based inquiries.
Issues in Learning, Teaching, and Schooling
- "Changing Education Paradigms" by Sir Ken Robinson with "live" sketching representation
- Documentary on David Hawkins & the Hawkins Centers of Learning
- Paul Anderson "Improving School"
- Child-Driven Education — Sugata Mitra's intriguing research on children's learning on TED
- Young Children Are Competent — a TEDx Beirut talk by Margorie Henningsen
- Stone Age Wisdom Meets Current Education — a TEDx and other talks by Alex Cruickshank
- 180 Days Well Spent — a short video made by teachers and parents about what makes a good school
Importance of Relationships
- Every Kid Needs a Champion — Rita Pierson's TED talk
- 1st Grade Children Talking About Systems Thinking
- Kids Talk About Systems Thinking
- Systems Thinking in Young Children — Peter Senge
- Systems Thinking — in Catalina Foothills School District
Children Doing and Talking About Science and Other "Things"
- A 9-Year Old Boy Discusses the Universe and the Meaning of Life
- Kids Are Asked Questions About Snow — (on an external site)
- What Adults Can Learn From Kids — a TED talk by Adora Svitak (an 11-year old girl)
- Award Winning Kids — TED talks by three teenage girls
Creativity & Play
- "How Schools Kill Creativity" — a TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson
- Creativity & Play — a TED Talk by Tim Brown
- Play — a TED Talk by Stuart Brown
- The Tinkering School & The Five Dangerous Things All Kids Should Do — TED talks by Gever Tulley
- Can You Find the Octopus? — A Science Friday Video about Camouflage
- Bozeman Biology
- Hidden Beauty of Pollination — a TED talk by Louie Schwartzberg
- Apes — a TED talk by Susan Savage-Rumbaugh
- The Murder of Crows — from PBS
Ecology and Sustainability
- A Garden in My Apartment — a TED talk by Britta Riley
- What's Wrong With Our Food System? — a TED talk by Birke Baehr (an 11-year old boy)
- Do Something About Climate Change — a YouTube channel
Composting, Worms, and Gardening
- Worm Composting: The Fundamentals — by The Compost Guy
Astronomy and Space Sciences
- Squishy Circuits — a TED talk by AnnMarie Thomas on circuits with homemade playdough
Just Some Cool Videos!
- Jet Man — a TED talk by Yves Rossy
- Michael Stevens answers a number of perplexing questions — a great collection of videos!
- Dogs Laughing