TED-Ed Launches

TED launched their new education orientated series of short films today. Called TED-Ed the formula appears to be:

  1. Identify a cool topic (e.g. How do Dolphins Communicate?)
  2. Find a brilliant teacher (e.g. Miss Hogarth from Anytown High)
  3. Put 1 and 2 together with some ‘pro-animators’ (volunteers wanted)
  4. Create a 10 min video and share with the world.

It’s a nice idea, and of course it will all be free to share but I can’t help thinking that we are in danger of turning learning into ‘videobites’.

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