March 20, 2014

From TED: 3 rules to spark learning

Posted by Laura Guertin

Ramsey Musallam’s TED talk is described as the following:

“It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of “pseudo-teaching” to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity. In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works.”

What the description does not share is that he suggests we might be able to do better “sparking” student curiosity without technology.  Watch his talk and see what you think…