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Dear Grown-ups... Sincerely, Gen Z - TEDxSpokane

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Dear Grown-ups... Sincerely, Gen Z - TEDxSpokane

Authors

Kimber Lybbert

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Publication Date

1-17-2020

Description

Kimber Lybbert is National Board-certified teacher at Moses Lake High school, and her students keep telling her to write a book or give a TED talk. This year, her students argumentative research projects answer the question: What is it like to be a member of the class of 2020? Topics range from the lack of mental health counseling to the emerging mercantile nature of teen sexuality. Their stories reach down inside your core, draw the contents of your chest up through your sinus cavity, and lodge the debris somewhere behind your prefrontal cortex. They are beautiful and powerful and broken and patched together in ways that allow the best light of humanity to shine through them. In her talk she urges everyone to see the strength and potential in our young people. I am a National Board-certified teacher at Moses Lake High school, and my students keep telling me I need to write a book or give a TED talk. I don’t think this is because of who I am, but because of who they are. This year, their argumentative research projects answer the question: What is it like to be a member of the class of 2020? This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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Text

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Teenagers--Attitudes; Adolescent psychology; Parenting; Child rearing; Generation Z; Intergenerational relations

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State)

Disciplines

Education | Secondary Education

Keywords

Argumentative research projects, High School, Class of 2020

Document Type

Book

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/mp4

Dear Grown-ups... Sincerely, Gen Z - TEDxSpokane

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