Inclusive culture in schools transforms communities | Heidi Heissenbuttel | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Kirstie Neo Reviewer: Ilze Garda Imagine. Imagine that schools recruit children who have the most different thoughts and behaviors. Imagine that children who learn differently are considered children with special rights. Imagine that educators have all the tools and strategies they need to meet all the needs of the learners in their classroom. Imagine […]

Teach students difficult histories for more engaged citizens | Susannah Remillard | TEDxProvincetown

Translator: Ian Edwards Reviewer: Tanya Cushman It’s November. Your third grade teacher has assigned an art project in preparation for the holidays. Hold up your non-dominant hand. Go ahead! Do it! I’m a teacher. I can wait. (Laughter) Plunk it down on your construction paper and trace its outline with your chunky pencil. How many […]

Honoring Indigenous Cultures and Histories | Jill Fish | TEDxMinneapolis

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Peter van de Ven [Speaks in foreign language] Good evening everyone, my name is Jill Fish, and I’m from Skarú:rę’ Kayeda:kreh, the Tuscarora Nation. Before I begin, I want to acknowledge that the land that the call center is built upon, the land that we’re all standing on, are the traditional […]

Society where elderly live happily | Shinsuke Muto | TEDxUTokyo

Translator: Masako Kigami Reviewer: Claire Ghyselen There is a very specific reason for how I practice my medicine. I had a chance to make a house call when I was a doctor at the University of Tokyo Hospital. This is the house of my patient. I was appalled. As I only met him at the […]

The gold standard community for persons with developmental disabilities | John Fahrenbach | TEDxLFHS

Translator: Brian Vuksanovich Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard When I first started to plan out my talk here today, I knew that I want to hit upon two points, and that’s community and people with developmental disabilities. And this is important to me because over 50 years ago, my uncle Brian was born and upon his birth, […]

A radical & successful approach to working with Indigenous communities | Denise Hagan | TEDxBrisbane

you I want to acknowledge the traditional owners of this country the Turrbal people and also those traditional owners in lockout River in 2002 I found myself on a very small 10 cedar plane flying to the remote community of Lockhart River in Cape York I was executive director leadership and culture in my State […]

Be a Community Organizer with a Cause | Beth Benedict | TEDxGallaudet

Thank you. Thank you very much. And hello everybody. Everybody is looking at me and thinking of me as an early interventionist or a woman or whatever identity you’re ascribing me. But I’m here to talk about early intervention and also to talk about what your role in early intervention approach is. We often talk […]

Neighborhood Revitalization through Culture, Community, and Creativity | Jason Jackson | TEDxMemphis

Translator: Andréia Matias Reviewer: Mirjana Čutura There’s an inherent beauty in utilizing the resources available and repurposing that allows for authenticity while simultaneously being able to create something new and different and inspire change. I grew up in a low-income neighborhood, and we had to be pretty resourceful. My sisters and I shared a room, […]

Sustainable community development: from what’s wrong to what’s strong | Cormac Russell | TEDxExeter

Translator: Monica Ronchi Reviewer: Saskia Clauss Thank you. The question: “can I help you?” is a question that millions of people ask millions of other people every single day. What does it actually mean to help another human being? Or indeed to help an entire community. I believe that helping is a powerful and often […]