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I used to think I couldn’t get out of hell: Chicago public school students react to TEDxYouth@Midwest

I used to think I couldn’t get out of hell: Chicago public school students react to TEDxYouth@Midwest

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Earlier this month, 450 Chicago public school sophomores and juniors, plus 120 of their teachers, crowded into the city’s Harris Theater for TEDxYouth@Midwest, an event all about inspiring, motivating and empowering the young people of a city known for youth gun violence, but full of so much more — culture, history, educators and students dedicated []

Why do slugs need slime?

Why do slugs need slime?

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. What kind of talk would a 9-year-old give? At TEDxKids@Sunderland, the first TED event held for those yet to celebrate their 10th birthday, we got to find out. With the help of their teachers, students at Thorney Close Primary School created their own TED talk, centered on a question they had often asked themselves.  []

Event innovations from TEDx events: We pick 5

Event innovations from TEDx events: We pick 5

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TEDx events — powered by passionate volunteer hosts and committed audience members — are hotbeds of innovation, and we’re constantly looking to them for what’s next in event planning, audience participation and outreach. Each month, the TEDx team picks 10 great event ideas bubbling up from the TEDx community, highlighting them in a newsletter and []

At TEDYouth: Photo slideshow

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Dive into this giant photoset from yesterday’s TEDYouth — from setup to sessions to the crazy action on the breaks. Most images come from TEDYouth photographer Ryan Lash; a few from TED’s photo editor, Mike Femia.

TEDYouth Session 2: “Out to the edge of knowledge”

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All photos: Ryan Lash After an amazing break (filled with beatboxing and Interesting Things) we reconvene for Session 2 of TEDYouth. “I’m not going to blow anything up,” says Adam Savage. :( He’s best known for his role as co-host of the TV show MythBusters on the Discovery Channel. (Watch his talk on TED.com) His []

Today: Watch TEDYouth live online!

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Today, Nov. 19, 1-5pm Eastern: TEDYouth’s speaker lineup includes a MythBuster, an oceanographer turned viral video star, the “Science Babe,” and a roboticist who studies flying geckos — plus poets, musicmakers, geeks and writers — all giving short TED-style talks for young people. And you can watch it live for free online — in English []

This weekend! Top 6 things to know about TEDxYouthDay

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Crossposted from the TEDx Tumblr: An extraordinary online event for youth (and adults) — is happening around the world and on the web this weekend: TEDxYouthDay — a collection of nearly 100 different TEDx events for young people around the world — kicks off tomorrow, November 19, and runs through Monday, November 21. Live events []

4 playful TEDxYouthDay promo videos

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“My generation has so much potential in changing this world. We have all the tools necessary.” — TEDxYouth@Conejo So, how do we get those tools to the youth at large? How do we help young people not only access those tools, but understand how to use them? From November 19-21, more than 90 events for []

Join TED Conversations about youth

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As we approach TEDxYouthDay alongside our very first TEDYouth event, we’re curious to hear what you have to say about all things youth-related. Each week until the last day of TEDxYouthDay, a youth-related question will be asked on TED Conversations. We invite you to sign up or log-in using your TED.com account and jump in []

Announcing TEDYouth, November 19 in New York City

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In honor of Universal Children’s Day, we are excited to announce TEDYouth — November 19, 2011, at the Times Center in New York City. TEDYouth will coincide with more than 85 self-organized TEDxYouthDay events happening worldwide on November 19-21, 2011. The theme for our TEDYouth program is “Play, Learn, Build and Share.” Be inspired and []

Get Ready for TEDxYouthDay 2011!

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TEDxYouthDay is a series of TEDx events designed to empower and inspire youth and kids across the globe! TEDxYouthDay will take place all over the world from Saturday, November 19th through Monday, November 21, 2011 — all around Universal Children’s Day. For 3 days, TEDx organizers across the globe will host events for (and by) []