Starting Tuesday, October 24th, EVERY TUESDAY for the next month, students are to complete the following assignment.
Due Dates: Tuesday, October 24th, Tuesday, October 31st, Tuesday, November 7th, and Tuesday, November 14th.
ASSIGNMENT: Click on the link below. You will find a wide variety of TED talks. Your job is to watch one or more TED talks that add up to at least 12.5 minutes of time. For the TED talk, record the following information:
1. Title of TED talk
2. Running Time
3. Summary of the TED talk – 2 -3 sentences.
4. Your reaction to the TED talk – 1-2 sentence.
AFTER WATCHING ALL OF THEM:
5. Choose your favorite. Make a one page Poster Advertising this TED talk. It should include the title, your summary and reaction, and pictures and color to make it look good. The best ones will be posted to share with others.
You may turn in multiple TED talks at once. For the four weeks, you are expected to watch a total of 50 minutes of TED talks.
Please note: To not follow directions can cost anywhere between 20% – 60% of the credit for the assignment. The instructions are not hard. Please follow them.
Finally: If you do not have internet access at home and you can’t make time at school during the week to watch a TED talk, please see Mr. Jamsa for an alternate hard copy assignment.