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Writers Against Racism: TEDxYouth@Hewitt 2011


On Saturday, November 19, students from all over the world participated in TEDxYouthDay. It was thrilling to watch The Hewitt School’s (my school) livestream of the event! Our gymnasium was literally transformed into a provocative day of BREAKthroughs.  Poets, bloggers, speakers, and several global-minded thinkers shared not only the bright ‘spotlight’, but the moment when […]

21st Century Storytelling: Dr. Maureen Burgess

Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching and I must say, the older I get the more I appreciate what it means to be grateful. And you would be grateful too if you worked with colleagues who inspire and motivate you to be lifelong learners. Such is the case with Dr. Maureen Burgess who was instrumental in […]

21st Century Storytelling: Dr. Krupali Tejura

What are you doing right now? Yes, right now? It’s 11:40 am est., and I am sitting in The Hewitt School auditorium watching TEDxYouth@Hewitt. The live stream is here and I strongly encourage everyone to watch and help to make a change for our students’ future. This clip is of cancer doctor, Dr. Krupali Tejura, […]