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Self-Guided Mini Lessons

Everyday Leadership

At TedXToronto in 2010, Drew Dudley shared his theory of everyday leadership through something he calls "Lollipop Moments." Since then, his talk has been viewed more than 4.5 million times. We're using his video for our self-guided lesson on Everyday Leadership. Engage with the lesson here.

Supporting Your Community

At TedXBaltimore in 2014, Elijah Miles, who was a freshman at Morgan State University at the time, shared why he believes it's important to stay in your community to make an impact. We're using his video for our self-guided lesson on Supporting Your Community. Engage with the lesson here.

Environmental Activism

When she was 15-years-old in 2018, Greta Thunberg presented her talk "School strike for climate - save the world by changing the rules" at TedXStockholm. School strike for climate is an international movement of school students against perceived political inaction against global warming. To date, the movement has included thousands of climate strikes across hundreds of countries around the world. We're using her video for our self-guided lesson on Environmental Activism. Engage with the lesson here.

Welcome to College

Interested in going to college? Want to learn more? Engage with our lesson on exploring colleges here.

Intro to Computer Science

Interested in coding and computer science? Want to learn more and even get started? Engage with the lesson here.


11-year-old Jaden Jefferson is an internationally known political reporter. What makes him a good interviewer? What can we learn from him about listening? Learn from him by engaging with our lesson on listening here.

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