schedule of events - 17th April 2014
Session 1 Schedule
Welcome Jack Scully
Introduction video by TED curator Chris Anderson.
When Student Voice is Heard Andrew VanderMeulen
What happens when the voices of students are given both forum and power? The results can be incredible and inspirational - and it should be happening more often… are we ready to fully make the shift in the teacher-student relationship?
Celebrities vs. Role Models Emma Van Mierlo and Ines Bautista
Are we all role models? Two teenagers explore the concept of role models and the importance of finding the right one.
A Door to Voices of The Future Alexcia Brunton and Ella Tattari
Feel, experience, and envision just what the world is waiting for through contemporary dance.
Tinkering, Thinkering Luke Johnson
The world is waiting for people like you and people like me to dig into every day discarded materials and experiment, repair, and improve to create something new!
My Invention That Made Peace With Lions Richard Turere
Pre-recorded TED talk-In the Masai community where 13-year-old Richard Turere lives, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent. In this short, inspiring talk, the young inventor shares the solar-powered solution he designed to safely scare the lions away.
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Please note the stream will go offline during the break.
Session 2 Schedule
Sound the Horn, the Time is Now. Listen!
Grade 9 Drama and Grade 10 Music Students
This video presentation and live drama performance is the product of a collaborative project with the students of Grade 10 Music + Humanities and Grade 9 Drama. All the songs are composed by the students, inspired by their studies on Peace and Conflict in Humanities.
Industrialized Humanity Helen Yang
How is our society different from an isolated village? Incorporating the experiences from her visit to protected minority Villages in Sothern China, Helen explores what industrialization and the development of technology has truly brought forward – did it break or create isolation?
How Our Personal Hardships Can Foster Compassion Shelley Bragg
The world needs compassion, and for true compassion to be possible, we first need to come to terms with our own suffering so that we can better understand the suffering of others.
The Hidden Power of Smiling Ron Gutman
Pre-Recorded TED talk-Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live-and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this evolutionarily contagious behavior.
The Fear of Success Dr Marty Hauff
The way we visualize and pursue success has a huge impact on how we make decisions and respond to life's challenges, but are we thinking about it the right way?
The Armchair Activist: Emily H. King
How to Save the Ocean Without Getting Wet
It’s no surprise to anyone that the ocean, and the planet, is in trouble – and that things aren’t getting any better. But could saving the ocean really be as simple as talking about what you like about it? Biologist Emily King seems to think so and she’s here to convince you too.