All Blog Posts Tagged 'ted' (5)

TEDxRedmond - Priya Ganesan - Creativity in School

TEDxRedmond is "by kids, for kids" with a theme of "Power to the Students." With over four hundred youth attendees watching in the all-youth theater, this was one of the largest TEDx events entirely for youth. Organized by an all-youth committee headed by former TED speaker Adora Svitak, TEDxRedmond focused on issues (like education) pertaining to youth as well as adults.

Priya Ganesan is a teenage poet, book reviewer,…


Added by Jack Olmsted on October 2, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

TEDxRedmond: High School Junior Olivia Interviews Adora Svitak, 12

Amazing-Kids News Reporter Olivia sits down with Adora Svitak, host of TEDxRedmond 2010, in the Microsoft Convention Center during the dinner that was provided by BING for all the attendees and speakers.

A link to all the TEDxRedmond video presentations will be posted here… Continue

Added by Jack Olmsted on September 19, 2010 at 2:58pm — No Comments

TEDxDenver ED - Teaching into Tomorrow: Live Tonight On uStream

TEDxDenverED, Teaching into Tomorrow

Our goal is to foster and spread great ideas that will impact K12 education in America. We aim to provide a platform where the smartest thinkers, greatest visionaries, and most fascinating teachers will be inspired and will have the opportunity to inspire others.

A diverse group of educators, innovators and problem-solvers in attendance will have the opportunity to learn…


Added by Jack Olmsted on June 28, 2010 at 7:48am — No Comments

Adora Svitak TEDxRedmond Host Interview

Adora Svitak, 12, is the host of TEDxRedmond, a local TED program that is being organized "by kids, for kids" that will be held Saturday September 18 on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington. Follow on Twitter.

In her interview, Adora explains what TEDx is, how she got inspired to set-up her own TEDx event and some of the issues she has run into… Continue

Added by Jack Olmsted on June 8, 2010 at 3:11am — No Comments

Adora Svitak: Twelve-year-old Teacher

Adora Svitak is an American child prodigy and internationally published author, known for her essays, stories, poems, blogs, and full-length books.

Adora first became known to the public when, at the age of 6, she was recognized on local news in Seattle for her writing abilities.

Adora became an object of national interest at the age of 7 when she appeared with Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America. Her book Flying Fingers describes… Continue

Added by Jack Olmsted on June 6, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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