TEDxYouth@Columbia Online

August 11, 2020

Dear Aiken High School Rotary Interact Club Hero,

Here’s on line event I recommend you attend this coming Saturday. – https://tedxyouthcolumbia.com/online/

Participants will view interesting TED Talks and then discuss them with students, educators, and other attendees.

If you’re looking for intellectual stimulation and interesting conversation, sign up! (It’s free.)

I hope I will see you there.


TEDxYouth@Columbia Online

Register here to attend our TEDxLive event on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 1 PM to 3:30 PM EST. – https://tedxyouthcolumbia.com/online/

Our theme, based on the 2020 TED conference’s, is “Uncharted.” A sneak peek into some of our topics:

Where can we find beauty in this anxious time?

What could a human-less future look like?

How do you take charge of your own life path?

During this event, we’re also hosting educators-only discussion rooms to provide resources for teachers seeking to take action on school reopenings, e-learning, and student safety.

TEDxYouth@AikenHighSchoolLive August 29, 2020


This event is open to current and former Aiken High School students and their parents, teachers, administrators, and staff.


This will be a virtual gathering to view and discuss interesting, challenging, inspiring TED Talks from TED 2020. We will view several TED Talks and then discuss them.


Saturday, August 29, 2020, from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm


This will be a Zoom meeting. After you register, you will receive session details.


We want to learn with each other and from each other.


Click the button below to register to take part in this event. (Free. No charge. Just bring your brain, OK?)

“Every kid needs a champion”

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.'” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, from 11:00 am – 11:15 am, we’ll be discussing this TED Talk: Every kid needs a champion. (Click the link to view the seven-minute and twenty-five-second video.)

Please REGISTER HERE to join us for this fifteen-minute gathering.

Click above to view the video.

Watch the video HERE.
Register for the discussion HERE.

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