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“TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to spreading big ideas through a series of conferences and a free video platform, has continued its expansion into education by launching a brand-new TED-Ed website with tools to help teachers use video in the classroom.
The new platform, which is our “Site of the Week,” allows educators to customize videos with follow-up questions and assignments, TED says–an initiative that could help power the “flipped learning” model.
And our Newslines this week feature ten of the best Apple apps for education in 2012–and advice on how to expand students’ ed-tech access while staying out of court.
Dennis Pierce, Editor