TED-ED is a place where you can design lessons around TED videos.
This is a great resource for flipped classroom work.
The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard
Often forgotten, but a vital topic for our students. Larry Ferlazzo has curated powerful videos that help with “walking in someone else’s shoes. For example, recently experimented with schizophrenia to see how he function with voices constantly speaking to him.
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Also see the excellent PBS program, Misunderstood Minds where you can experience different learning challenges.
How art can help you analyze
Can art save lives? Not exactly, but our most prized professionals (doctors, nurses, police officers) can learn real world skills through art analysis. Studying art like René Magritte’s Time Transfixed can enhance communication and analytical skills, with an emphasis on both the seen and unseen. Amy E. Herman explains why art historical training can prepare you for real world investigation.
How Picasso Helps to Solve a Murder Case
Want to see an academic exercise in dissecting a painting? Watch this TED-Ed Lesson: The scene of the three wise men offering gifts to a newborn Jesus was widely painted during the Renaissance era, so how did painter Sandro Botticelli create a version that’s still well known today? James Earle describes who and what set Botticelli’s Adoration of the Magi apart in the annals of art history.
Toogles (http://toogl.es) is a super fast minimal alternative interface for YouTube. It's refreshingly different than the bulk of YouTube.com. This extension just redirects you to the Toogles version of any YouTube video that you open (it ignores all other YouTube pages such as playlists and users). That's it. No hidden features or sketchy permissions or anything like that. If you really want to view a video on YouTube you can click the video's title on Toogles to force it that once (or just add &toogles=0 to the end of the YouTube video URL).
Read this great analysis of the Youtube video about reading – a liquor commercial about reading (and drinking).
From Joe Bower’s blog: http://www.joebower.org/2014/02/heres-what-learning-how-to-read-looks.html