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How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins

How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins

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Did you know that every time musicians pick up their instruments, there are fireworks going off all over their brain? On the outside, they may look calm and focused, reading the music and making the precise and practiced movements required. But inside their brains, there’s a party going on. How do we know this? Well, […]

TEDxPortsmouth – Dr. Alan Watkins – Being Brilliant Every Single Day (Part 1)

TEDxPortsmouth – Dr. Alan Watkins – Being Brilliant Every Single Day (Part 1)

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Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Thank you very much, Lee. I’m going to talk to you about you, and how you can be brilliant every single day. So, a big ask! I spent the last 15 years working with some of the best CEOs and executives around the world. One of my observations is […]

Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

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Translator: Stivens Arango Reviewer: Pei Fang Ng When you’re a kid, you get asked this one particular question a lot. It really gets kind of annoying. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Now, adults are hoping for answers like “I want to be an Astronaut” or “I want to be a […]

Start with why — how great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek | TEDxPugetSound

Start with why — how great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek | TEDxPugetSound

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Translator: Capa Girl Reviewer: Wendy Morales So, where do you start when you have a program that’s about integrating lives with passions? Well, you start with “why.” Why? And that kicks us off for the first speaker tonight – Simon Sinek and his talk “Start with why.” Simon Sinek: We assume, even, we know why […]

The Audacity and Beauty of Multi-Cultural Education: Hagit Damri at TEDxBGU

The Audacity and Beauty of Multi-Cultural Education: Hagit Damri at TEDxBGU

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Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Denise RQ As I was preparing for this talk, I noticed that many of the previous TED speakers were storytellers or people with a story. It made me think about the power of the story and the influence it has on people’s lives. Stories create our world in the sense […]

The Future of Education: Sajan George at TEDxUNC

The Future of Education: Sajan George at TEDxUNC

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Translator: Tracey Hill-Bensalem Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo [Sajan George, The Future of Education] What does the future of education look like? At Matchbook Learning, we dream of designing the future of education. But where do you start? We would argue that you would start at the very bottom — The very worst-performing public schools in […]

A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

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Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello, Doha. Hello! Salaam alaikum. I love coming to Doha. It’s such an international place. It feels like the United Nations here. You land at the airport, and you’re welcomed by an Indian lady who takes you to Al Maha Services, where you meet a Filipino lady who hands […]

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

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It’s a great pleasure to be here. It’s a great pleasure to speak after Brian Cox from CERN. I think CERN is the home of the Large Hadron Collider. What ever happened to the Small Hadron Collider? Where is the Small Hadron Collider? Because the Small Hadron Collider once was the big thing. Now, the […]

Prison to school pipeline: education as transformation | Douglas Wood | TEDxIronwoodStatePrison

Prison to school pipeline: education as transformation | Douglas Wood | TEDxIronwoodStatePrison

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Translator: Delia Cohen Reviewer: Ellen Maloney I want to tell you a little bit of a story. I was raised in a very small rural community in Spartanburg, South Carolina: a little tiny hamlet in the northeastern part of Spartanburg County near the North Carolina border. It was a little hamlet, not really a town, […]

Michelle Obama’s plea for education

Michelle Obama’s plea for education

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This is my first trip, my first foreign trip as a first lady. Can you believe that? (Applause) And while this is not my first visit to the U.K., I have to say that I am glad that this is my first official visit. The special relationship between the United States and the U.K. is […]