TED is an internationally recognized speaking forum which anyone can present a talk on an interesting topic and is free to the public. This is the second annual TEDx event in Carroll ISD. The speakers will be selected from the student body at Carroll High or Carroll Senior High. Several keynote speakers will be drawn from the community who are recognized for their work in their respective fields. TEDx is also seeking local speakers for the event.
The strongest and most interesting speakers from 9-12 grade have been chosen to speak and the event is also seeking support of teachers, parents and other interested adults from around the community to come.
TED is a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. At TEDx events, a screening of TEDTalks videos — or a combination of live presenters and TEDTalks videos — sparks deep conver-sation and connections. TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis.