Teacher Ideas Worth Spreading — Inspiring TED Talks by 2016 Finalists!

01 Jan 0001 | TaylorCampbell

As the 2016 Global Teacher Prize Finalists continue to be featured by media around the world for all of their amazing work, perhaps now is the perfect time to look back at some of the inspiring talks these educators have given. As recently as November 2015, Nadia Lopez gave a TED Talk live in New York. TED Talks, an amazing free resource that feature curated speakers from around the globe, have spawned many great conferences around them, such as INK Talks, TEDx, and many more. Keep an out for these incredible finalists as they continue their whirlwind journey toward the 2016 Winner selection, and inspire teachers and students as well as the rest of us.

1. Christian Williams — 3 simple words that can change your life: “I need help”.

Christian talks about his transition from Olympic Athlete to Educator and Fitness advocate.

2. Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis — Know your purpose, define your perspective

The Sandy Hook survivor speaks powerfully on how achieving goals comes from a deeper understanding of self.

3. Linda Cliatt-Wayman — How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard

A principal's perspective on 'unreachable' kids and classrooms through a lens of raised expectations.

4. Jelmer Evers, How Education Should Develop (Dutch)

Jelmer speaks on fostering and curating an environment of creativity for better educational experiences.