Insight into the Teenage Brain
Dr. Adriana Galván is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Brain Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Galván's expertise is in adolescent brain development. Speaking to teenagers at the TEDxYouth conference in Pasadena in 2013, she helps explain why teenagers act the way they do. (9:45 mins)
Linked in the articles page, this is the same video that offers a 15 minute explanation about the students who learned of Irena's spectacular story and took on the responsibility of sharing it with the world. Very inspiring, it works well before or after reading about her life.
YOU are responsible for your gifts!
Ready to get pumped up? What gifts do you hold? There is literally only ONE you, and you- only you- are responsible for your gifts. Cultivating, strengthening, and growing those gifts that will make your life great and successful is an immense responsibility.
Foodie Jamie Oliver offers a unique view of our school systems approach to eating- and how students are growing and responding based on what foods they put in their body. On the longer side, so save for extended Home Court or split in half. (19:50 mins.)
Where are your clothes made?
Taking social responsibility can be very difficult, especially if you are unaware of the consequences of your actions. This video reveals how most people are blissfully ignorant about their material choices.