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Arman Razaali – What is Success? – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

What do you want to be when you grow up? Not sure yet, still thinking? Arman Razaali encourages you to rethink the question and discover what you truly strive for every day, success, and how to attain it.

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Alejandra Ramos Gomez – The Power of Spoken Word – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

Can spoken word spark a light to unmotivated students? A bilingual teacher narrates her story of how poetry influenced her life and approach to teaching. Through spoken word, she was able to connect with at-risk students who found an outlet for their feelings through words.

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Bridge The Gap Chamber Players – Peter and the Wolf – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

Bridge the Gap presents the story of Peter and the Wolf. In this classic tale, composer Sergei Prokofiev brings the characters to life by representing each with a different musical instrument: the bird by the flute, the duck by the oboe, the cat by the clarinet, the grandfather by the bassoon, the wolf by the [...]

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Danish Dhamani – How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

Communication is the most important skill for personal and professional success. In this talk, Danish Dhamani discusses how overcoming your fear of public speaking is key to leading a fulfilling life and unlocking your true potential.

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Mary Orsak – Take Your Seat at the Table – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

When mistaken for an elementary school student in seventh grade, Mary Orsak became self-conscious of her height and her age. However, Mary overcame these anxieties and found her own voice after starting her own nonprofit, Story Power Inc.

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William Waters – It’s Not as Simple as Black and White – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

This TEDx talk is about the perpetuation of stereotypes through the media, specifically in the case of young African-American men. As young black men in America, we often have to face debilitating misconceptions and stereotypes, and in this talk, these issues are heavily discussed, emphasizing the opportunity for success for everyone with the right hard [...]

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Torrence Robinson – Creating Your Best Reality – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

With the right motivation and opportunity every student can create their best reality. Learn how education, self-motivation, personal responsibility and active engagement in school and community can unlock opportunities for maximizing your potential…no matter your background.

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Ben Jones – Let’s Create a Better World for Animals – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

We’re in the midst of an extinction crisis, losing wildlife species at extraordinary rates. It’s going to take all of us, working together to save species from extinction and create a better world for animals here and around the globe. You can help in big ways and small, through your daily actions and decisions, even [...]

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Trevor Burke – The Most Endangered Ecosystem on Earth – TEDxKids@SMU 2017

Life is everywhere, but not all life is thriving. Many plants and wildlife are on the brink of extinction, including the Blackland Prairie eco-region. Trevor Burke is working to protect this critically endangered environment and passionately encourages us to preserve our world for future generations.

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Leslie O’Hare – Rising to VICTORY – TEDxSMUWomen 2017

No matter your age, gender, economic status or where you come from; everyone will encounter obstacles and hurdles that will cause you to make two decisions 1.) Are you going to decide to allow your obstacles or Red Sea to take you under? 2.) Are you going to choose to stay above the waters so [...]

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