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LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial America - [TED Talks]

For the last 12 years, LaToya Ruby Frazier has photographed friends, neighbors and family in Braddock, Pennsylvania. But though the steel town has lately been hailed as a posterchild of “rustbelt revitalization,” Frazier’s pictures tell a different story, of the real impact of inequality and environmental toxicity.

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Mystery Career!

This is an alternative theme to the popular ‘mystery skype’ game. Year 8 students connected with a career person made possible through Skype in the Classroom… 622 more words

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Cosmin Mihaiu: Physical therapy is boring -- play a game instead - [TED Talks]

You’ve just been injured, and you’re on the way home from an hour of physical therapy. The last thing you want to do on your own is confusing exercises that take too long to show results.

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SOCIAL STUDIES: Alice Goffman TED Talk: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison

In this powerful TED Talk, Sociologist Alice Goffman talks about her 6-year experience in one of Philadelphia’s most troubled neighborhoods. She speaks on her first hand experiences on how teenagers African-American and Latino teens are funneled down the path to prison — sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions that lead them down a path of destruction. 29 more words

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Bel Pesce: 5 ways to kill your dreams - [TED Talks]

All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it.

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Monica Lewinsky in her own words: her full anti-bullying TED Talk verbatim

Want to read, in Monica Lewinsky’s own words, what she told the TED Conference in Vancouver today?

Every journalist I know here attending the conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre filed a story on what Lewinsky, in a riveting and emotional way, had to say about her experiences following the public revelation she and President Bill Clinton had an affair in the mid-1990’s. 2,544 more words

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TEDxBrooklyn – an independently organized Ted Talk

“In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. 50 more words
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