Why reading is so important in today's society - a 9 year old's perspective Luke is passionate about reading and believes the reduction of readings is causing a lot of society ills This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
This is a story of two seeds – both planted on the same day, in the same soil, in the same garden bed. One has a growth mindset—with a curious desire to grow and reach the outside world—while the other has a fixed mindset—filled with fear and choosing the remain stagnant in its soil.
This Miniclip explores the characteristics of a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. It busts the myth of perfection and teaches students to appreciate their mistakes and failures. It explains that fear is a natural universal emotion, how challenges help students grow, and provides students with tips on how to switch on their growth mindset.
James Taylor: ‘Shed A Little Light’ (1991)
James Taylor’s gentle and stirring tribute to King was inspired by his desire to honour a 20th-century titan. Taylor said: “To me, King is really one of the central heroes, you know, just in our time, a real exceptional, rare person who contributed the right things at the right time.
Title: Binny's Diwali
Author: Thrity Umrigar
Illustrator: Nidhi Chanani
Narrators: Shannon Griffin & Viha
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication: September 1, 2020
Binny is excited to talk to her class about her favorite holiday. But she struggles to find the words.
BE KIND by Pat Zietlow Miller and Jen Hill
When a young girl named Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better and remembers that Mom always says, “Be kind.”
But what does it mean to be kind?
If you could choose only one word to help you have your best year ever, what would it be? Love? Fun? Believe? Brave? It’s probably different for everyone. How you find your word is just as important as the word itself. And once you know your word, what do you do with it? In One Word for Kids, bestselling author Jon Gordon―along with coauthors Dan Britton and Jimmy Page―asks these questions to children and adults of all ages, teaching an important life lesson in the process.
A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist's perspective.
Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhood, Lena learns that brown comes in many different shades.