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What Did Mountains Teach Me: Bouchra Baibanou (Full Transcript)

Bouchra Baibanou is the first Moroccan woman mountaineer to summit the seven highest mountain peaks on every continent. In this inspiring TEDx talk, Bouchra is not only sharing her outstanding achievements, but she is inviting all of us to dare to dream, and dream big. Below is the full text of Bouchra’s talk titled “What Did […]

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Education

How to Teach Kids to Talk About Taboo Topics: Liz Kleinrock (Transcript)

In this talk, Liz Kleinrock discusses how she teaches kids to discuss taboo topics without fear — because the best way to start solving social problems is to talk about them. Liz Kleinrock – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT So, a few years ago, I was beginning a new unit on race with my fourth-graders. And whenever […]

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Life & Style

Obstacle Courses Teach Life Lessons: Kacy Catanzaro at TEDxBirmingham (Transcript)

Kacy Catanzaro – American professional wrestler When you think of a Ninja Warrior, chances are you probably don’t picture a five-foot tall woman. But I wasn’t going to let the vision of what people thought was normal or possible, keep me from achieving my goals. And it all started from me when I was about 5 […]

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What Love Can Teach Us About Tackling the Impossible: Teju Ravilochan at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Teju Ravilochan – TRANSCRIPT Most of my adult life I’ve been fascinated by two questions: “How do we solve impossible problems?” and “How do I get an intelligent, funny, beautiful woman to go out with me?” I’m starting to suspect the answers to these two very different questions actually share a lot of overlap. That’s […]

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Life & Style

What Can Sexting Teach Us About Privacy?: Amy Adele Hasinoff at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Amy Adele Hasinoff – TRANSCRIPT People have been using media to talk about sex for a long time: love letters, phone sex, racy Polaroids. There’s even a story of a girl who eloped with a man that she met over the telegraph in 1886. Today we have sexting. And I am a sexting expert. Not […]

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Education

Sue Jaye Johnson: What We Don’t Teach Kids About Sex (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Sue Jaye Johnson’s Talk: What We Don’t Teach Kids About Sex at TED conference.  TRANSCRIPT:  I remember my aunt brushing my hair when I was a child. I felt this tingling in my stomach, this swelling in my belly. All her attention on me, just me. My beautiful Aunt […]

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Education

Sal Khan: Let’s Teach for Mastery — Not Test Scores (Transcript)

Sal Khan – TRANSCRIPT I’m here today to talk about the two ideas that, at least based on my observations at Khan Academy, are kind of the core, or the key leverage points for learning. And it’s the idea of mastery and the idea of mindset. I saw this in the early days working with […]