When I was six I taught my neighbor who was seven to ride a bike. Years later, as a teacher of six-year-olds, I watched as my students taught others in their class. They even participated in conferences with me; thus, our audiences learned lessons from children. Now, the Internet allows viewers all over the world to witness the teaching ability of students. We can see for ourselves what… Continue
Added by Jack Olmsted on November 24, 2010 at 3:30am —
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.
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 —
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…
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 —
I'm seeking virtual youth reporters to interview Youth Ambassabors and Youth Olympic athletes using Skype, webcam, VodBurner, a video editing program and that has a SchoolTube or YouTube account. Online instruction and support is available on a private ning network.
A good movie takes good teamwork, and a team of young filmmakers who are strong believers in teamwork are currently launching a filmmakers co-op just for that reason. Mike Denman and Aaron Anderson, both based in Seattle, started Team Awesome for both "filmmakers and non-filmmakers," as Denman said.…