Top 7 TED Talks for Teachers to Watch This Summer

2. Christopher Emdin: Teach Teachers How to Create Magic

What do rap shows, barbershop banter, and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin, an associate professor at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College, says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time–and it’s a skill we often don’t teach to educators. A longtime teacher himself, Emdin offers a vision to make the classroom come alive.