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Amy Guy
Amy Guy • 37 weeks ago

John Wooden: the difference between winning and succeeding With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk he shares the advice he gave his players at UCLA, quotes poetry and remembers his father's wisdom.

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"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." -John Wooden

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These TED Talks are seriously worth your time.

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.

Gever Tulley: Life lessons through tinkering Gever Tulley uses engaging photos and footage to demonstrate the valuable lessons kids learn at his Tinkering School. When given tools, materials and guidance, these young imaginations run wild and creative problem-solving takes over to build unique boats, bridges and even a roller coaster!

Arthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus! Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age.

They are all amazing, but I particularly love No. 1 and 5. :)