Aaron Doering's TEDxTalk on Adventure Learning now online
Curriculum and Instruction Associate Professor Aaron Doering's TEDxUMN Talk has been added to the TEDxTalks youtube channel. Doering gave his talk on April 21, 2012, in the Coffman Theater. The theme of the event was "At the Heart of Discovery," inspired by the ambition of the University's greatest inventors, scientists, and thinkers that shine and echo from the past.
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
To watch Doering talk about Adventure Learning and motivating and engaging K-12 students from around the world, visit the TEDx Channel.