It’s official- TEDxYouth@GDRHS is returning on March 10, 2016! Our theme is “The Pursuit of Creativity”. We are so looking forward to our event- planning is already underway! Our speaker application is live- apply to speak at our TEDx event today! We are looking for imaginative people with a wide variety of interests to speak… Continue reading TEDxYouth@GDRHS is returning!!!
Deborah B. Shapiro gave a wonderful talk at our first TEDxYouth event about “the way to TuRN when life happens”. We asked her to reflect on the experience and she wrote a short article about advice she would give to future TEDx speakers, featured below. 3 Writing Tips From a TEDx Presenter by Deborah B. Shapiro At its… Continue reading 3 Writing Tips From a TEDx Presenter
Jacob Llodra, a student at Groton Dunstable Regional High School, spoke about invasive plants and the effect that they have on the environment at our TEDxYouth event. It was evident that he was very enthusiastic about his topic. We asked him to reflect on his experience as a TEDxYouth presenter and to share some advice… Continue reading Passion is important when preparing a TEDx talk!
Dr. Christopher Willard is a psychologist, education consultant, and author who presented an intriguing talk about mindfulness to our audience at TEDxYouth@GDRHS. After the event, we asks him what it was like preparing a TEDx talk. Here is his response: Preparing and practicing the talk was an incredible amount of fun, and also a lot… Continue reading What goes into preparing a TEDx talk?
At TEDxYouth@GDRHS, Jay McCarthy, associate professor of computer science at UMass Lowell, presented a thought-provoking and fascinating talk about abstractions in computer science and how those “little things” can relate to everyday life. We asked him to reflect on what it was like to be a TEDxYouth speaker, and here is what he said: It was… Continue reading What is it like to be a TEDxYouth speaker?
Our first TEDxYouth event on March 25, 2016 was a success! TEDxYouth@GDRHS had a profound and positive impact on our school and community. From our exceptional speakers’ talks to inspirational TED talks to our lively intermission, the night was truly memorable for all who experienced it. Since then, we’ve been hard at work brainstorming ideas… Continue reading Reflecting On Our Inaugural TEDxYouth Event
We are happy to announce that we are officially hosting an art competition for the night of the TEDx event! Create & enter your art to reflect our theme, “the little things”. All mediums are welcome: paint, photography, sculpture, or anything else, and write a sentence on how your your piece encompasses the idea of… Continue reading Art Competition!