Each night during the week of April 8th-11th you will be assigned to watch one or two TED talks below. At the conclusion of each video you are expected to answer the questions posted below the video on the handout from class (or found below if you misplaced it). We will use these responses as a springboard to our class discussion.



April 8th


Head, Heart, and Hands

  • Share some examples of when you have given with your head, your heart, and/or your hands to support another person?
  • Share some examples of times when you received service or deeds (support) from someone else's head, heart, and/or hands?
  • Do you believe that we can find value in helping in others in ways that do not always have to be with money? Why or why not?

April 9th

The Empowerment Plan





  • Do you think Ms. Scott gives with her head, hands, and/or heart? Explain.
  • What do you think about the Empowerment Plan?
  • Is this something you wish you thought of? Is this something you want to be a part of? Why or why not?


April 10th

The Mower Gang!
http://www.mowergang.com/



  • How is doing something more than doing nothing? What does this mean to give something vs. do nothing?
  • How does Mr. Nardone give with his head, hands, and/or heart? Explain.
  • What do you think about the Mower Gang? Is this something you would want to be a part of? Why or why not?


Joshua’s Lemonade Stand



  • How does Joshua give with his head, hand, and/or heart? Explain.
  • How is this an example of doing something better than nothing? Explain.


April 11th

Kiva

http://www.kiva.org



  • How do you think Kiva is changing lives? Explain.
  • Is Kiva something you would want to be a part of? Why or why not?
  • What did you learn about Profounder?
  • What are your thoughts on this?
  • How does Kiva give with its head, heart, and/or hands? Explain

After watching all of these TED talks, respond to the following questions:


  • What have you learned from watching these short TED talks? Explain.
  • How might these TED talks effect your choices and your goals? Explain.
  • What are some ways that students at Derby could do using their heads, hearts, and/or hands? Give some specific examples.