Trump’s transgender ban: former marine reacts

Rachel Clark, a transgender activist who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, reacts to Donald Trump’s vow that under his administration, transgender individuals won’t be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, […]

How simple actions lead to random unexpected positive impacts. | Aanal Sheth | TEDxTysons

Life is a journey of small actions that lead to impacts – sometimes random and unexpected. Aanal Sheth talks about how her simple action of pursuing her passion and starting an Indian dance studio with a different approach to teaching set off a cascading set of reactions that not only impacted the local community but […]

Music & the Power of Imagination | Jose Antonio Coka | TEDxSuffolkUniversity

COKA, the 21 year-old Ecuadorian songwriter & producer, performs some acoustic versions of his songs from his upcoming EP. These talk about people that stand out from the crowd through their use of imagination as escapism from their daily routine. Ecuadorian singer/songwriter and producer, who is working on his solo career. He’s currently studying Music […]

I’m More Chameleon Than I am Dianthe | Dianthe Richmond | TEDxYouth@MVHS

We all want to fit in. We all, consciously or not, change a little to connect better with those around us. And to Dianthe this human behavior doesn’t seem too human at all. She calls it chamelonizing. In her talk she discusses how people should try to chameleon their way through life. Please welcome, Dianthe […]

Embrace your musical talents | Isabel Elkus | TEDxYouth@MBJH

After many years performing in local talent shows, concerts, and recitals, Isabel started to consider not singing anymore. In her talk, she examines why that is: “As the years went on, I found it harder and harder to push myself to perform. I began to feel insecure about my talent, seemingly for no reason, but […]

The importance of women in STEM fields | Chloe Kinderman | TEDxYouth@MBJH

At a very early age, Chloe was introduced to the love of learning, but it wasn’t until more recently that she noticed the discrepancy in the number of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields. Listen as she describes the current situation and offers a solution to involve and support women in these fields. […]

Why we should reduce class size | Mark Waller | TEDxYouth@MBJH

Stressing out over a new school year juggling classes, friends, and extracurricular activities, Mark Waller was relieved to learn his rigorous math course had only 13 students enrolled. The attention and personalized learning he received in this small class got him to thinking about the benefits of reducing class size. Mark Waller is a ninth-grade […]

Questions surrounding narcissism | Emily Bebenek | TEDxYouth@MBJH

What are the adverse effects of a narcissistic personality? Are we a narcissistic culture? Are we creating millions of Narcissuses who snap selfies and stare in the pool of self-admiration? Emily Bebenek examines these questions in her newest TEDx talk. Emily Bebenek is a ninth-grade student at Mountain Brook Junior High. This is her third […]

Education: effectiveness or efficiency? | Lourdes Rodriguez | TEDxYouth@MBJH

“Our current educational system was constructed with goals inspired by the enlightenment during the economic, industrial revolution to meet the desires of a successful factory education. But this system, which introduced standardization, is not suitable to train students for the large amount of opportunities that they are encouraged to pursue today.” -Lourdes Rodriguez Lourdes Rodriguez […]

How technology is blurring the line between our work and home lives. | Amanda Jones | TEDxYouth@MBJH

“Why do we do this? Why do we feel the need to escape the present interaction in search of some fleeting distraction? I believe it is because we are addicted to our phones.” Amanda Jones presents a talk designed to remind us what we are giving up by staring at our phones so much. Amanda […]

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