TED Talks: TED Talks are highly engaging and lend themselves to deeper thinking and valuable class discussions. These task cards use Dr. Sandra Kaplan's Depth and Complexity model to motivate students by extending their thinking to great heights! Custom created tasks, based on a highly motivating TED Talk: Adora Svitka ~ What Adults Can Learn From Kids, will create for you an engaged and exciting classroom!
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TED Talk: Adora Svitka ~ What Adults Can Learn From Kids
* Students in grades 5 - 8
* Students identified gifted in grade 4
* 11 Task Cards
* 11 Response Tabs
* 11 Mini Titles (for station)
* 1 Response Mat (if cards aren't used)
* 1 Comprehensive Product Poster
This product was designed to be flexible in presentation and completion. It can be viewed as a whole class, in small groups, or independently at stations.
* View, analyze and discuss TED Talk
* The teacher might assign all tasks to be completed or offer student / group choice.
A comprehensive list of products is included and can be used as a mini poster in a work station to offer student choice or for teacher reference.
The task cards would best be used in or on a:
* Book / Spiral
* Response Mat (Teacher or students choose icons to address.)
Examples of Tasks
Imagine being a glass blower at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA! Research this career choice to determine how this occupation "travels" ACROSS DISCIPLINES. List 5 other subjects this profession crosses and describe how they are interdependent.
DETAILS: Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Charlie Simpson are mentioned as strong role models for young people. Research one of these "kids" and develop a thorough outline in which you provide clear and accurate DETAILS about the person.
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