What are “TED Circles”?

The Aiken High School Rotary Interact Club will be sponsoring TED circles in order to enable students to participate in interesting, engaging, respectful conversations about ideas worth spreading.

What, exactly, are TED Circles?

TED Circles is an open community of small groups that engage in conversations about big ideas. 


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.

“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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