TEDYouth is a free event just for middle and high school students. This year, it takes place on Saturday, November 15, at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City, where more than a dozen speakers will explore “Worlds Imagined,” sharing big ideas and inspiring insights on topics that range from science to design, food to technology, entertainment […]
Empathy paradise: Students at a Jewish Day School reflect on Zak Ebrahim’s experience growing up with an extremist Muslim father
Students at the Davis Academy in Georgia contemplated the differences—and similarities—between Zak Ebrahim’s experience and their own. Photo: Twitter/@sbbEZas123 With Rosh Hashanah fast approaching, Sara Beth Berman of the Davis Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, wanted to create a lesson for the school’s middle school students around the ideas of empathy and forgiveness. “In the month […]
Want even more mind-blowing TED Talks? Let’s get more STEM teachers in the classroom. Starting with … you!
Do you work in the sciences, technology or engineering? Ever thought about becoming a STEM teacher? Below, proof that teachers blow minds. Illustration: Cultivated Wit By Baratunde Thurston So, you might know me. I ran the digital side of The Onion for a long time; I’m the author of How To Be Black. People call me […]
TEDYouth is just for middle and high school students, and features speakers on topics that range from music to outer space. Photo: Ryan Lash Why, hello there—you middle or high school student in the New York City area. One thing you’ll want to do today, besides your homework: apply to attend TEDYouth 2014. Applications are now open! […]