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What's your TED Talk?10.000000000000020.000000000000010.000000000000010.00000000000005.00000000000000<div class="ExternalClass95F477DC7DC542FB8A3858FEEB07C826"><div><p> Take a little time to talk with your members about what makes a great speech. How do they know a great speech when they hear one? What are some g​reat speeches they have heard? Have one member take note of the important aspects of great speeches and presentations.  </p><div><ul><li><p>  If you have printed out the Forbes article on how to make and deliver a killer speech, take some time to discuss the information with your members. What can they learn by readin​g this? Talk about the takeaways. <br></p></li><li><p>  If you have access to a proj​​ector and speakers, load and play a compelling talk by a <a href="https://www.ted.com/talks">TED presenter</a>, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=steve+jobs">Ste​​ve Jobs</a>, or any other example of a great speaker that might resonate well with your members. Talk about takeaways. What can they learn by watching it?​​<br></p></li></ul></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClass08EC62AA481C4B0E93B196F6AE4ABF24"><p>​ Their big idea can be about anything. For example, it could be ideas on how to make the club better, how to make the community safer, or how to make cars drive further, faster, and safely but by using less fuel. Encourage their ideas to be inspired by a drive to improve the world, or address a universal problem. <br><br> Have members put their big idea into a quick presentation (four or five slides) using a preferred presentation software. This could be Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Presentations, <a href="http://prezi.com/">Prezi</a>, or other alternatives. </p></div><div class="ExternalClass948C98630B094060818615651C8A72C2"><p>​ Help your members practice, practice, practice! This might include them giving the presentation to you, a member or a friend.​</p></div><div class="ExternalClassFABB0B1FF1FA472194787104F7BDE2D7"><p>​ Have members deliver their speeches to their friends and fellow members. These presentations could happen the same day or they could happen the next time the group meets, depending on how time and interest permit. <br><br> If the resources exist, try to film the members' presentations, and then ask them to watch their own presentation. They should identify what could they do differently, and how they can improve their presentation.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass50E1F76400954C79A14820AB3F549587"><p>​ Members should store their presentation in their portfolio. Remind members to give the file a clear name and date, e.g. My-TED-Talk -5-12-2014.pptx. <br><br> This material should be uploaded into members' online portfolio and stored in an organized fashion. Help members identify an organization method (folders, tags) that works best for them and the technology they have selected for their portfolio. <br><br>​ The product of this activity counts toward their Advanced badge.​</p></div>/Lists/Coach/Flat.aspx?RootFolder=%2FLists%2FCoach%2FWhat%27s%20your%20TED%20Talk&FolderCTID=0x01200200F3733329C0533443AE0C3B756D148148