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SpeakerToolBox: Remembering To Say Thank You, A TED Talk

In this deceptively simple 3-minute TED talk, Dr. Laura Trice muses on the power of the magic words “thank you” — to deepen a friendship, to repair a bond, to make sure another person knows what they mean to you. … Continue reading

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SpeakerToolbox: Remaking my voice…a TedTalk

When film critic Roger Ebert lost his lower jaw to cancer, he lost the ability to eat and speak. But he did not lose his voice. In a gripping TED2011 talk, Ebert spoke with the help of a computer voice, … Continue reading

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SpeakerToolbox: Every kid needs a champion…a TedTalk

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’” This TED Talk is a rousing call to educators to … Continue reading

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SpeakerToolbox: 10 top time-saving tech tips…a TedTalk

David Pogue, technology columnist for the New York Times and a tech correspondent for CBS News, shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smart phone and camera users. As you watch, consider: What examples does David use to grab … Continue reading

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SpeakerToolbox: Bobby McFerrin plays the audience…a TedTalk

In this fun, 3-minute performance from the World Science Festival, musician Bobby McFerrin uses the pentatonic scale as well as the entire audience to reveal one of the surprising ways our brains are wired. As you watch this TED talk consider: What … Continue reading

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SpeakerToolbox: TED Talk, Melissa Marshall – Talk nerdy to me

Melissa Marshall brings a message to all scientists, (from non-scientists): “We’re fascinated by what you’re doing. So tell us about it — in a way we can understand.” In just 4 minutes, she shares powerful tips on presenting complex scientific … Continue reading

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SpeakerToolbox: TED Talk, How I harnessed the wind

At age 14, in poverty and famine, a Malawian boy built a windmill to power his family’s home. Now at 22, William Kamkwamba speaks at TED, sharing in his own words the moving tale of invention that changed his life. As … Continue reading

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