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Ideas

This TED talk is by a Canadian spoken word poet, Shane Koyczan.  It’s between a talk and a poem.  The theme is bullying.

Check it out:

Here is the transcript: Shayne_Koyczan

  • What part of his story do you find most touching?
  • What do you think the message is?
  • How do you think we can help kids not « be cruel »?

If you want to hear more poetry, check out his website: https://www.shanekoyczan.com/news

 

Ideas: Week 5

This week we’re talking about Giorgia Lupi’s TED Talk on data.

Check it out:

  • Do you think her experiment teaches us interesting things about her?
  • Data is everywhere.  It seems like everything is quantified.  What interesting things do you think data tells us?

Here is the transcript: Giorgia Lupi TEDNYC

Health: Week 3

This week we’re watching a very short TED talk by Arianna Huffington.  It’s about sleep.

Watch the talk:

Answer the questions:

  • What changed Arianna’s working life?
  • Why are successful Americans sleep deprived?
  • Why do you think she make sleep a women’s issue?
  • How important is sleep for you?

Read the text:

Arianna Huffington